From college funding to anti-discrimination to my using a weird word in a headline — it’s time for another sampler platter of news stories to see you into the weekend.
Are you ready for some misogyny? Yeah, me neither. But if we must… read on for an update on the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, to see why Jezebel made my list of terrible people, and for a healthy dose of venting courtesy of our friends at Pajiba. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Q. I have a blog on Tumblr and recently came across some very obscene material that was posted on a blog I had followed. I was shocked that this stuff was allowed. I searched further and quickly found gobs of pornographic sites. Again, I was shocked. Nobody is filtering this stuff or warning us about it.
This week, Scotland has big news, Pakistan protests drones, Katie Couric gets a new job, and racism is everywhere.
Yahoo seems to think that employees only want to work at home because they have ulterior motives like lying on the couch and browsing cat videos on YouTube. Have they completely forgotten the plight of the working parent?
Cyber Monday? Sure, you can buy a cashmere sweater at 25% off, but wouldn't you rather read the best of the ladyblogs?
The news in Haiku is a few days early because I’m going on vacation to a place without phone or Internet. Coco will have her updates to the news on Friday.
Penn State, passwords, banks Everyone’s doing something Read it in haiku
Monday, Monday, Monday! It’s Monday. And there’s a ton of news out there, so I’ve grabbed the most important bits and brought it to your table. Enjoy!