If you haven’t had enough journalism navel gazing lately, here’s a video from The Current from last week’s Policy and a Pint on the subject of the line between journalism and opinion. We reached no consensus that I’m aware of. The most contentious point seemed to be when I revealed I get much of my daily information from Twitter. But it was fun and the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis is one interesting venue.
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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.
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