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Gender Gap Study

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Gender Gap Study

Gender Gap Study

Gender Gap Study

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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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