Fans of the social networking/discussion/gossip site for Minnesota may be suffering pangs of withdrawal today. The site apparently didn’t auto renew its domain name registration so it is, basically, down. I’m sure there’s a smarmy comment to be made here, except I’m pretty sure MPR made the same mistake a few months ago.
Update 11:47 a.m. – Back online.
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.