Miller, one of MPR’s premier personalities, recently launched the semiweekly podcast with her with pal/“coenthusiast” Teresa McFarland.
Sports pages, generally an escapists’ sanctuary from realities uglier than the Twins won-loss record, should be encouraged to add its voice(s) when something is this big and this hot and is raging at their front door.
John Williams initiated a conversation over the likelihood of racial profiling in Philandro Castile’s driving record, and Cheryl Johnson devoted a full column to the insights of a black child and his mom.
Traffic is just one reason why Star Tribune Editorial Page Editor Scott Gillespie says he’d like to see the paper expand its factchecking footprint.
Eight of the league’s 12 teams will see more of their games on local TV this season than the Lynx, according to figures compiled by the WNBA.
The example Keillor sets is not only to “do good work,” but do it regularly and often. Use your limited time. Keep applying grace to nature.
“I expect this will definitely change the types of things we cover,” says the paper’s editor, Dylan Scott.
Not-so-deep thoughts on events in the media this week.
The “Breaking Bad” actor made a stop in the Twin Cities to soak up stories and sights for a planned adaptation of Carr’s 2007 memoir, “The Night of the Gun.”
For all the horror respectable citizens express at stories of creeps luring young girls into sex, the will to apply resources to address online sex trafficking activity simply hasn’t been there.
Conventional journalism is partial to conventional wisdom — and that wisdom has not yet reached a comfort point with overt atheism.
Big public news organization should, as a part of their civic responsibilities, facilitate a full debate.
Rosenbaum, a practicing attorney and a near constant media presence for almost 30 years, reliably delivered substance instead of inanity.
Plus: The Current plays 75 Dylan songs for Dylan’s 75th birthday.
The tricky, unknowable facet of any deal for the PiPress is the reaction of the paper’s remaining subscriber base.
It will be interesting to see how MPR executives greet employees’ organizing effort, which is being led by SAG-AFTRA.
The Current’s Andrea Swensson and KFAI’s Cyn Collins are both working on books about the history of Minneapolis’ pop music scene.
It turns out Fox Sports North, carrier of the three local teams, is very much available via PlayStation Vue.
What I found fascinating about Prince was his control of the creative process and the media machinery that can so easily homogenize and trivialize unique talent.
The willingness to go after a corporate giant like Medtronic sends a provocative signal: that the most prominent, well-funded characters on the local scene will not operate with immunity from inquiry.