Jaycee Lee Dugard’s captors: We confess to everything: Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy, who reportedly kept Dugard in captivity for almost two decades, chose to confess partly to ensure a lighter sentence for Nancy. source
The internet is slowly closing in on television as Americans’ main source of national and international news. Currently, 41% say they get most of their news about national and international news from the internet, which is little changed over the past two years but up 17 points since 2007. Television remains the most widely used source for national and international news – 66% of Americans say it is their main source of news – but that is down from 74% three years ago and 82% as recently as 2002.
So, the Sunlight Foundation has a Tumblr. You should follow. They’re one of the groups really, truly serious about transparency in journalism, and in providing tools for journalists to more easily parse the confusing data coming out of DC and elsewhere. We’re fans. :) You should be too.