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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Cuba without Fidel?
    Fidel Castro has given temporary control of Cuba to his brother, Raul Castro. Midmorning looks at the possible successors to the longtime dictator and the future of the Communist island nation.9:06 a.m.
    William LeoGrande: Dean of the school of public affairs at American University. He's the author of several books on Cuba and Latin America, including, "Our Own Backyard: The United States in Central America, 1977-1992"
    Anthony DePalma: Reporter for The New York Times and the author of "The Man Who Invented Fidel" (April 2006).
  • New media on the decline?
    A new poll shows the growth of the online news audience slowing, particularly among young news consumers who are now less likely to seek news online than people in their 40s. We'll talk about what's behind this trend and what it means for news organizations.10:06 a.m.
    Don Brazeal: The founding editor of the Washington Post's online subsidiary. He is currently an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.
    Rob Curley: Director of New Media and Convergence at Naples Daily News in Florida. In 2004, he became one of the first online editors to lead a news organization's print and broadcast news operations.

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