Today when I woke up, I found #talkpay trending on twitter. (Yes, what better way to enjoy your morning coffee than with a thousand astonishing tech salaries and 160-character comments?) Where’d this come from? Well, Lauren Voswinkel wrote in ModelViewCulture that men and women could address salary. . .
I’ve spent a little time playing with infographics recently. Infogr.am is a pretty user-friendly service that let me pull together the graphic on young librarians below. The data and quotes are from Library Journal, my survey of recent MLS grads, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (but see ALA).. . .
Steven Gray’s article, Can the Black Middle Class Survive, has stuck with me. I remember his excellent work as a reporter on Detroit for TIME magazine. Yet after a painful layoff, he lays out the challenges that middle-class Blacks faced in the recent economic tremors of America: the average black household’s. . .