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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • North Korea suspected in cyber attacks
    South Korean Web sites were attacked again Thursday, after a wave of Web site outages in South Korea and the U.S, including sensitive sites at the Pentagon, White House, Treasury Department and NASDAQ. Some observers suspect North Korea is behind the outages.11:00 a.m.
    Gene Spafford: Professor of computer science at Purdue University. Founder and executive director of Purdue's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. Editor of the journal "Computers and Security."
  • The impact of social networks explored at Aspen
    Three journalists on an Aspen Ideas Festival panel titled, "Tweeting the Revolution: Will Social Networking and Journalism Drive Democracy?"12:00 p.m.
    James Fallows: National correspondent, The Atlantic. Now based in Beijing, China, Fallows has reported from throughout the U.S. and Asia. Former speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter and editor of U.S. News & World Report. Author, "Postcards from Tomorrow's Square."
    Andrew Sullivan: Senior editor and blogger, The Atlantic and columnist for The Sunday Times of London. Blogs on The Daily Dish. Former editor of The New Republic. Author, "The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back."
    Jeffrey Goldberg: National correspondent, The Atlantic. Former Middle East correspondent and Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. Author, "Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide."
    Mark Whitaker: Panel moderator.

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