communications http://michiganradio.org en Politicians learn their lines http://michiganradio.org/post/politicians-learn-their-lines <p>Bob Kolt is using a wildly popular video clip to teach future politicians the importance of knowing their lines. It’s an excerpt from the 2007 Miss Teen USA competition. In the video, Miss South Carolina is asked why she thinks 1/5 of Americans can’t find the United States on a map.</p><p>http://youtu.be/lj3iNxZ8Dww</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Kyle Norris 9609 at http://michiganradio.org Politicians learn their lines Life Before Technology, with essay by Susan Hutton http://michiganradio.org/post/life-technology-essay-susan-hutton <p>We&#39;ve been asking Michigan writers to share their thoughts on life before technology, the internet and social media.</p><p>Susan Hutton is a Michigan writer and poet. Before having twins, she had some idea of what parenting would be like -- along with the fears and struggles that come with it.</p><p>In her essay, Hutton tells us about parenting in the age of cell phones.</p><p><em>Michigan Radio wants to hear from you. If you are a writer and have something to say about life before technology, send us an email with your idea to storyideas@michiganradio.org</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 21:58:05 +0000 Mercedes Mejia & Jennifer White 5445 at http://michiganradio.org Life Before Technology, with essay by Susan Hutton