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MinnPost Asks

MinnPost Asks is an occasional series that features Q&A interviews with interesting and newsworthy people with some sort of connection to Minnesota. Most will be from our community, but some will be Minnesotans living and working elsewhere. The folks will range from those with high-visibility positions to behind-the-scenes individuals who don’t get a lot of publicity but who are leading rich lives and who have something interesting and insightful to say.

Journalist? ‘I don’t like the word’

NEW YORK — The New York Times media critic, former crack addict, cancer survivor and best-selling author, discusses his complicated relationship with the Twin Cities, why he relates to Sarah Palin and his latest addiction, the iPad.