Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thursday Miscellany

Time Crunch for Female Scientists: They Do More Housework Than Men. (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Guess it doesn't matter what your socioeconomic status is.

More suburban residents living in poverty. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)
Milwaukee County (not Milwaukee): from 4.8% in 2000 to 6.5% in 2008. City of Milwaukee: from 21.3% in 2000 to 23.4% in 2008.

What Does the Public Know?
(Pew Research)
About enough to earn a D- on a current events quiz, on average.

The Enquirer Makes a Bid for a Pulitzer. (Columbia Journalism Review)
Considering what passes for journalism nowadays, Retiring Guy thinks they deserve a shot.

Air America, Liberal Radio Outpost, Ceases Operations
. (Drudge Retort.)
No surprise here. It's not a demographic that needs to be told how to think.

Hillary Clinton: Internet Freedom Is Crucial. State Department Gives Shout-Out To Global Network Openness. (Multichannel News)
Says U.S. should lead by example.

Facebook’s U.S. Usage Boomed in 2009
. (Resource Shelf)
Unique visitors up 105%.

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