- The future of news
A new study says about half of Americans would be willing to pay for the news they get online. The Boston Consulting Group study also found that people in other countries are much more willing to pay. How to pay for content is just one of many questions that dogs the news media as some try to figure out what the future holds.9:06 a.m.
Tom Rosenstiel: Director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Evan Smith: Editor in chief and CEO of Texas Tribune, a new nonprofit online news operation. He's the former editor in chief of Texas Monthly.
- The domestic scientific brain drain
U.S. colleges are graduating as many scientists and engineers as ever, yet employers say they are facing a shortage. Midmorning looks into the motives behind their migration into other fields like finance and what incentives are necessary to keep scientists doing the work they were trained for.10:06 a.m.
Shirley Malcom: Head of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Hal Salzman: Public policy professor at Rutgers.
- Newsmaker: Obama in China
President Obama is scheduled to meet with Chinese president Hu Jintao. While the two countries disagree on many issues, an American writer who's spent the past few years in China says Obama's personal story resonates with a younger generation of Chinese.10:45 a.m.
Adam Minter: Freelance writer and blogger based in Shanghai. His articles have appeared in the Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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