Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Is there a future for nonpartisan news?
    Blogger James O'Keefe's takedown of NPR is the latest incident in what appears to be a growing battle between conservative news outlets and the mainstream media, and raises questions about the future of news in America. Is partisan news what Americans want, and is it good for our democracy?9:06 a.m.
    CW Anderson: Assistant professor of media culture at the College of Staten Island and a research fellow at Yale Law School and the New America Foundation.
    Tom Rosenstiel: Founder and director of Project for Excellence in Journalism. He is co-author with Bill Kovach of "Blur: How to Know What's True in the Age of Information Overload."
  • Young author debuts with a splash
    At 24, Tea Obreht has gained notoriety as one of the best American fiction writers under 40. Born in Yugoslavia, raised in Cyprus and Egypt, Tea's first novel "The Tiger's Wife" follows a woman searching for answers through her grandfather's stories.10:06 a.m.
    Tea Obreht: Author of The Tiger's Wife.
  • Lightspeed Champion performing as SXSWSouth by Southwest: Beyond Austin's city limits
    Once an eclectic music festival, SXSW has grown into one of the nation's largest music, film and interactive events. We focus on entrepreneurs riding "startup buses" into town and one writer's call to abolish the festival.10:45 a.m.
    Joan Smith: Cultural critic and Managing Editor of InLiquid.org.
    Mike Taylor: Writer for the New York Observer.

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