Beyond red and blue Since the 2000 election much has been made of the division between red and blue states. But the author of a new book argues that such a simplification is a disservice to the American electorate, and that the "real" America is far more nuanced and complex.9:06 a.m.
Dante Chinni: Author of "Our Patchwork Nation." He has covered politics and media for more than a decade.
Did cyber-bullying lead to student suicide? A young college student commits suicide after his sexual encounter is streamed live on the internet without his knowledge. Midmorning discusses the role digital media plays in a culture of bullying.9:45 a.m.
Douglas Rushkoff: Teaches media studies at NYU and the New School University, serves as technology columnist for The Daily Beast, and has a new book out called "Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age."
A photographer's search for the elusive 'unguarded moment' The photographer best known for the arresting image of a young Afghan girl that appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985 joins Midmorning to talk about his work, his innate curiosity about the world, and how he chose to use the last roll of Kodachrome film.10:06 a.m.
Steve McCurry: Freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in National Geographic and other publications. He recently shot the last roll of Kodachrome film produced by Eastman Kodak.