Gender Gap Study

Host Madeleine Brand talks with Andy Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press in Washington, D.C, about a study on the informational gender gap. The study asked men and women news pop quiz questions over the years...such as "What country recently acquired a former British Colony?" "Do we have troops in Haiti?" "Does the weather move from west-to-east or east-to- west?" In most cases, men got more right answers than women. Kohut says on a large range of issues men seem to be better informed...although women tend to know more about education, health, and cultural subjects.



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