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Daily Archives: June 6, 2024

Nonprofit Explorer

By Andrea Suozzo, Alec Glassford and Ash Ngu, ProPublica, and Brandon Roberts, Special to ProPublica. Updated May 23, 2024 – Browse millions of annual returns filed by tax-exempt organizations with ProPublica’s Nonprofit Explorer. See details like executive compensation, revenue, expenses and more. Search for an organization or a person, or search the full text of… Continue Reading

Post-January 6th deplatforming reduced reach of misinformation on Twitter

McCabe, S.D., Ferrari, D., Green, J. et al. Post-January 6th deplatforming reduced the reach of misinformation on Twitter. Nature 630, 132–140 (2024). “The social media platforms of the twenty-first century have an enormous role in regulating speech in the USA and worldwide. However, there has been little research on platform-wide interventions on speech. Here… Continue Reading

AP Stylebook’s new chapter on crime is a glimpse into the future

Poynter: “Here’s a prediction: A decade from now, the American newsrooms still standing will have completely reformed how they cover public safety, replacing cheap stories about shootings and stabbings with data-rich narratives that educate communities and hold cops accountable. This includes local TV stations and lurid tabloids. Last week, The Associated Press released the latest… Continue Reading

Download Free Coloring Books From Museums and Libraries

“Launched by The New York Academy of Medicine Library in 2016, #ColorOurCollections is an annual coloring festival on social media during which libraries, museums, archives and other cultural institutions around the world share free coloring content featuring images from their collections. The annual #ColorOurCollections week generally occurs on the first full week of February, when… Continue Reading

New discovery about carbon dioxide is challenging decades-old ventilation doctrine

StatNews: “Carbon dioxide monitors have been around for decades. But in 2020, they became, almost overnight, a hot commodity. All of a sudden, people wanted them to help assess the safety of indoor spaces — to gauge the likelihood of breathing in coronavirus-laced particles that until very recently had been in someone else’s lungs. No… Continue Reading

Meth-addict fish, aggro starlings, caffeinated minnows: animals radically changed by human drugs

The Guardian: “From brown trout becoming “addicted” to methamphetamine to European perch losing their fear of predators due to depression medication, scientists warn that modern pharmaceutical and illegal drug pollution is becoming a growing threat to wildlife. Drug exposure is causing significant, unexpected changes to some animals’ behaviour and anatomy. Female starlings dosed with antidepressants… Continue Reading

Alito Piles on Reasons for Congress to Act on Supreme Court Ethics

Brennan Center: “Justice Alito’s display of flags associated with the January 6 insurrection shows that the current system isn’t working. In the summer of 2023, Justice Samuel Alito told the Wall Street Journal that Congress has no authority to regulate the Supreme Court, despite the ethical regulations Congress already imposes on the justices. Around the time he made this erroneous statement,… Continue Reading