Newspaper staffs are shrinking; will news coverage follow? In the second round of contract buyouts in three months, the Minneapolis Star Tribune plans to trim its newsroom by 13 percent. The St. Paul Pioneer Press went through a round of buyouts last year, too. Will news coverage of this region suffer as a result?11:00 a.m.
Scott Gillespie: Managing editor of the Star Tribune.
Jane Kirtley: Director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota.
What made Einstein Einstein? How did a clerk in a Swiss patent office go on to develop a series of theories that would revolutionize physics? Walter Isaacson talked recently about his new biography of Albert Einstein at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley.12:00 p.m.