The intersection of social networking and the workplace The National Labor Relations Board has accused a Connecticut company of illegally firing an employee after she made disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook. Midmorning looks at the risks of airing your personal and professional dirty laundry on social networking sites.9:06 a.m.
Evan Brown: Technology and intellectual property attorney in Chicago. He also writes about the law and technology on his blog, Internet Cases.
Owen Tripp: co-founder and Chief Operating officer of Reputation Defender, a company that helps businesses and consumers control their online data.
Novelist Paul Auster writes about home Paul Auster's new novel about abandoned homes and broken families speaks to Americans' experience with the recession. He revisits themes of existential crisis and the search for identity.10:06 a.m.
Paul Auster: his newest novel is called "Sunset Park: A Novel." He is best known for "The New York Trilogy."
What to make of the Daily Beast/Newsweek merger Online news site the Daily Beast and veteran print magazine Newsweek are joining forces to become what some are calling "NewsBeast." Will the merger be successful enough to save declining readership at both organizations?10:45 a.m.
Shira Ovide: Lead writer for The Wall Street Journal's Deal Journal.