- War as a workplace: inside Libya as a reporter and a hostage
New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid is back in the U.S. after he and 3 colleagues were kidnapped by the Libyan government, brutalized and released after six days. Today, Shadid returns to Midmorning to share his story. Plus we check in with reporters still covering the conflict in Libya.9:06 a.m.
Anthony Shadid: NY Times reporter and freed Libyan hostage.
David Kirkpatrick: Reporter for the New York Times.
Clare Morgana Gillis: Freelance reporter for The Atlantic.
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro: Reporter for NPR.
- Internet security and the Epsilon data breach
Experts say that millions of people may be affected by a massive security breach at online marketing firm Epsilon. Today, we discuss the significance of this data breach and look at ways to protect information against cyber thieves.10:06 a.m.
Michael Kleeman: Network security expert at the University of California, San Diego.
Ted Julian: Principal analyst in Yankee Group's Anywhere Network research group.
- Newsmaker: The budget stalemate
The deadline for a partial government shutdown is nearing, and the two sides don't seem to be getting any closer on a budget deal. Are President Obama and House Speaker Boehner simply posturing to get the best deal, or are the differences over budget cuts too significant to make a deal?10:45 a.m.
Reid Wilson: Editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline. He joins us by phone from Washington.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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