Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Pew: Media favors same-sex marriage

Media
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/17/13, 02:35 pm

A search for same-sex marriage on AP pulls up a slew of photos featuring sad homosexual couples denied the “right to marry,” and not much else. Now a study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism recognizes what any perceptive reader could have told them.

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Associated Press/Photo by Gregory Bull

Hands-free doesn't mean home free when it comes to driving safety

Technology
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/14/13, 04:04 pm

As long as hands are on the wheel and eyes are on the road, driving is safe, right? Nope. Turns out “hands-free” devices, like voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, are actually more dangerous than talking on the phone, according to a new AAA study.

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Associated Press/Photo by Alex Brandon

Unpaid interns win case against movie studio

Courts
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/13/13, 02:25 pm

For students looking to break into difficult fields, internships have traditionally been the go-to option, even if they are unpaid. But the future of unpaid internships is uncertain after a federal judge in New York ruled this week that Fox Searchlight Pictures violated minimum wage and overtime laws by not paying interns who worked on the production of the 2010 movie Black Swan.

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