When I started NewsCut eight years ago this month, one of the things I wanted to do was provide the occasional behind-the-scenes look at MPR News, an area most people never get to see unless you take one of my patented two-hour in-person tours.

I never got around to it but being called out of radio talk-show retirement in the last couple of weeks to fill in for Kerri Miller reminded me again that radio is an iceberg, most of which lies beneath the surface. Read more

Last Saturday, Delta Airlines provided a flight from Minneapolis to the Museum of Flight in Seattle, crewed entirely by women and whose passengers were all girls. The effort is part of an extraordinary ongoing mission in the aviation community to show girls that there are careers in aviation. Let the record show that it’s 2015 and these efforts are still needed. Read more