News Cut’s role in the MPR coverage of the Northwest Airlines – Delta Airlines merger (which could be announced today) will be a fairly large in-one-spot series of questions and answers surrounding the merger — what happens to your frequent flier miles, how fast will fares rise etc.
If you’ve got some you want answered, post them here.
Both boards have “emergency meetings” scheduled, although the Wall St. Journal says if pilots haven’t given the deal their blessing by the time they’re held, there’ll be little action. The Detroit News, however, says the pilots have now signed on.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.