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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Are newspapers becoming obsolete?
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer becomes the latest paper to stop putting out print editions. Instead the company will shift to an online news source with a smaller staff. Is the paper on your morning doorstep becoming a thing of the past, in favor of electronic sources?9:06 a.m.
    Lauren Rich Fine: Research director at contentNext Media. She's affiliated with the Kent State school of journalism.
    Jon Fine: Media Centric columnist for BusinessWeek, and writes Fine On Media blog for BusinessWeek Online.
    Monica Guzman: The Post-Intelligencer's first online reporter and the main contributor to its new online project, the Big Blog.
  • Limits to the power of a drug czar
    The newly nominated drug czar promises to work on the violence ripping into the towns along the Mexican - U.S. border. And the problem isn't just the drug trafficking. The Mexican drug cartels use more powerful weapons purchased in the United States.10:06 a.m.
    Sam Quinones: reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He's the author of two books about Mexico, including "True Tales from Another Mexico."
    Bruce Bagley: professor and chair of the department of international studies at the University of Miami.

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