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

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Clintons' role in the race
    Barack Obama campaigns with Hillary Clinton for the first time since Obama clinched the nomination. They'll be together for a highly symbolic rally in Unity, New Hampshire, a state Senator Clinton won back in January. For the long term, Obama is trying to convince Clinton's supporters to vote for him. Still a question: what Bill Clinton's role will be.9:06 a.m.
    Debbie Walsh: director of the Center for American Women and Politics.
    Dean Spiliotes: writes NHPoliticalCapital.com. He's a former political science professor at Dartmouth and Saint Anselm College.
  • FCC taking on product placement
    Have you ever notice that Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul are always drinking Coke on American Idol? Or that all the cars on "24" are made by Ford? Midmorning looks at the controversy over "stealth advertising," and at other ways that advertisers are trying to reach an audience that has learned to tune out commercials.10:06 a.m.
    Robert Weismann: managing director of Commercial Alert, a consumer activist group.
    Ron Faber: professor of mass communication at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism.
    Brian Steinberg: TV editor for Advertising Age magazine.
    Adonis Hoffman: Senior VP/Counsel with the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

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