If you enjoyed (or even if you didn’t) my interview last week with Rob Schmitz, the Marketplace China correspondent, MPR producer veteran, and Elk River native, here’s a little more for your plate.
He teamed up with James Fallows last evening to talk about Rob’s Book, “Street of Eternal Happiness.”
More China: Don’t start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms embargo lifted (Washington Post)
An appreciation of Leeann Chin (NewsCut)
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.