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David Brauer authors Braublog and is MinnPost’s local media reporter. He has covered media and politics as a writer and editor since 1983 for City Pages, the Southwest/Downtown Journal, KFAN and KSTP-AM, Mpls.St.Paul, Minnesota Monthly, Law & Politics, the Business Journal, KARE11 and national outlets.

Minneapolis teachers want you seeing red

If you go into a Minneapolis school building after dropping off or picking up your kid, check out what teachers are wearing. No, educators have not suddenly become fashion plates.

The curious case of Zach Puchtel and no news coverage

“I’ve had relations with girls from many nations
“I’ve made passes at women of all classes
“And just because you’re gay, I won’t turn you away…
“Sexuality – strong and warm and wild and free
“Sexuality – your laws do not apply to me.”
— Billy

Mulling over the GOP YouTube debate

  Earlier this year, Republican presidential candidates declined to repeat the Democrats’ YouTube debate experiment, but after succumbing Wednesday, it was hard to remember why.

Media critic Lambert leaving the Rake for Mpls.St.Paul

Come Monday, the magazine that heralds the 50 Top Plastic Surgeons will also feature the slicing and dicing of Brian Lambert.
Lambert, the dean of online media critics (he’s been doing it since December 2006), is moving from The Rake to Mpls.St.Pau

Generalissimo Wally gets canned

Come Turkey Day, the Strib will be a Banana Republic no more.
Thanksgiving will mark the last of Kirk Anderson’s “Banana Republic” op-ed strips.

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