Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Where has your congressperson slept?
From a fascinating new study done by journalism students at Northwestern University and sponsored by American Public Media, a report on travel by members of the U.S. Congress. The study covers several years, from 2000 on, and ranks members by amount of travel, has a report on each member, and links to information about the sponsoring organization. Here's a report on one local congressperson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who took 4 trips worth $49,000, and ranks 97th of 582 members.
(Via Al's Morning Meeting.) posted by liz at 10:05 AM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to