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

Subscribe to Podcast
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Americans want news their way
    A recent Pew poll shows that consumers are hungry for news, spending about 70 minutes a day accessing it. Handheld gadgetry and social media has become their new means for getting news, so how will traditional media evolve to keep up with the 21st century consumer?9:06 a.m.
    Jon Fine: is a media watcher, formerly with BusinessWeek.
    Paul Levinson: is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in New York City. His recent book is called "New New Media" (2009).
  • Latinos and the 2010 Elections
    A recent Pew report suggests that Hispanic voters are much less motivated than the rest of the U.S. to turn out for midterm elections. Though Hispanic voters strongly identify with the Democratic Party, they may not cast their ballots based on concerns about immigration and the economy.9:45 a.m.
    Mark Hugo Lopez: Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center.
  • Misbehaving banks put wrench in foreclosure process
    Some of the nation's biggest banks put a freeze on foreclosures this week after allegations of fraud called into question the legality of the foreclosure process. Experts are mixed on predicting outcomes as either stalling, or propping up the restoration of the real estate market.10:06 a.m.
    Barry Zigas: Director of Housing Policy for Consumer Federation of America.
    Susan Wachter: Professor of Real Estate and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

Program Archive


You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR

Midmorning Podcast

Download each day's Midmorning to your computer or portable MP3 player. Each hour addresses a different topic. To receive both hours every day, you need to subscribe to both hour one and hour two.

Subscribe directly with iTunes:

Hour 1: Itunes link to podcast

Hour 2: Itunes link to podcast

You can also copy and paste these URLs into your podcast software:

Hour 1:

Hour 2:

October 2010
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

MPR News

Listen Now

On Air

The World

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland

Suggestion Box

Your ideas can help shape Midmorning.

Of Note

  • What Kerri's Reading
    Check out what Kerri's reading, see her upcoming conversations or listen to past episodes.
  • Midmorning Recommends
    Looking for a good book? See the books in Midmorning's Recommended Reading list.