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The Obama Effect: Why More Black Voters Are Turning Gay-Friendly: Since President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage a couple of weeks ago, there’s been a noticeable shift in black Americans’ opinion on gay marriage. A new Washington Post-ABC survey found that 59 percent of black people now say they support same-sex marriage—an 18 point jump since Obama’s announcement. Learn more about “The Obama Effect” on GOOD.is via good

The Obama Effect: Why More Black Voters Are Turning Gay-Friendly: Since President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage a couple of weeks ago, there’s been a noticeable shift in black Americans’ opinion on gay marriage. A new Washington Post-ABC survey found that 59 percent of black people now say they support same-sex marriage—an 18 point jump since Obama’s announcement. Learn more about “The Obama Effect” on GOOD.is via good

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intelligentcity: The exhibit highlights the publication’s growing investment in data journalism but I would challenge the reader to think about how this signals technological changes in the visualization of news. This marketing venture could change the way we, as policymakers, businessmen and planners, deliver news to citizens in a public spaces. Really exciting, when you think about it. - @AAlampi, viewfromthebalcony.tumblr.com

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Journalists are much better at writing than they are at reading — which means that they’re really bad at seeing the value added by curating and reblogging.
Felix Salmon, How Sharing Disrupts Media via Wired.com (via stoweboyd)
twloha: Untreated depression is the number one cause of suicide, and suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers. Find Help: www.twloha.com

twloha: Untreated depression is the number one cause of suicide, and suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers. Find Help: www.twloha.com

discoverynews: Senior Citizens Binge Drink Most Often College-aged adults still drink a lot, but Midwesterners and senior citizens can probably drink them all under the table.

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discoverynewsSenior Citizens Binge Drink Most Often College-aged adults still drink a lot, but Midwesterners and senior citizens can probably drink them all under the table.

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