Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon is director of digital news at MPR News. He's responsible for, social media, mobile content and news apps. He's worked at MPR News since 1990. Gordon created, produced and hosted "Future Tense," a nationally-distributed technology program that aired from 1996 to 2010.

Stories by Jon Gordon

NPR review: ‘Fargo’ works with ‘cold efficiency’

<p>Eric Deggans reviewed &#8220;Fargo&#8221; for NPR: FX&#8217;s Fargo copies the vibe of the 1996 film, re-creating the land of snow and quirky, often-dimwitted criminal eccentrics who made the film such a precious showpiece. A whole new constellation of characters is set against this familiar backdrop, playing out new tales of sordid activity in Bemidji, Minn., <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

Snow emergencies in Mpls., St. Paul

<p>Both Minneapolis and St. Paul declared snow emergencies Christmas day. Parking restrictions will take effect beginning at 9 p.m. in both cities. Via City of Minneapolis: Dec. 25, 2013  (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis officials have declared a Snow Emergency beginning today, Dec. 25, 2013. City crews have been plowing and treating streets to keep them drivable. Now <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

American man, woman tops at Twin Cities Marathon

<p>Nick Arciniaga has won the Twin Cities Marathon with a time of 2:13:33.  The top woman is Annie Bersagel. PROS: Nick Arciniaga finishes at 2:13:33 for the win. &mdash; TwinCities In Motion (@tcmarathon) October 6, 2013 Nick is our first place American hero! #tcmarathon &mdash; TwinCities In Motion (@tcmarathon) October 6, 2013 PROS: Annie <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

MN delegation reacts to Obama plan to seek authorization for Syria strike

<p>President Barack Obama stepped back from a missile attack against Syria on Saturday and instead asked Congress to support a strike punishing Bashar Assad&#8217;s regime for the alleged use of chemical weapons. Obama said he had decided the United States should take military action and that he believes that as commander in chief, he has <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

Minneapolis Public Schools: No classes at more than two dozen sites on Thursday and Friday

<p>There are no classes at more than two dozen Minneapolis public school sites that lack air conditioning for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29 and 30, according to Minneapolis Public Schools.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3. &#8220;In deciding to cancel classes at select schools, we took into account the assessments of MPS leadership, school <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>