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

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • For journalists, is attempted objectivity good enough?
    Journalists often strive to get more than one side to a story in an effort to be fair and objective, but how well does that serve the audience? One press critic says "he said/she said" stories are among the lowest forms of journalism, and leave the audience more confused than informed.9:06 a.m.
    Jay Rosen: Professor of journalism at New York University and author of PressThink, a blog about journalism.
    Alicia Shepard: Media fellow at Duke University and former NPR ombudsman.
    Andrew Donohue: Editor of Voice of San Diego, an online news site.
  • The passing of a visionary
    Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the man who revolutionized consumer technology, died last night at the age of 56. People around the world mourned on Twitter and Facebook; "#iSad" and "#thankyousteve" were some of the top trending topics. Robert Stephens, founder of the Geek Squad, joins us to talk about Steve Jobs' contributions.9:40 a.m.
    Robert Stephens: founder and chief inspector of the Geek Squad.
  • President Obama holds news conference
    The White House announced that President Obama will hold a news conference Thursday morning in the East Room at 10 a.m. CDT. He is expected to discuss the American Jobs Act, as well as the state of the global and American economies. Listen live.10:06 a.m.

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