As Facebook prepares to go public, the company must perform a delicate balancing act. With a targeted advertising model that utilizes personal data mined from its users, questions have been raised about drawing a line between making a profit and maintaining users’ privacy.
On Tuesday's Afternoon Shift we look at ways humans relate to one another. First we talk about the idea of family and how it is changing. Then we look at the Center on Halsted, a refuge for teens identifying as LGBT celebrating its fifth anniversary.
With same-sex couples marrying in some states, married couples not having children and couples co-habitating and raising children, there are many ways to define a family, says sociologist Brian Powell.
Perhaps if former small forward Bill Bradley had been able to lace up his old sneakers last week, his beloved New York Knicks might have been able to withstand the Heat in the first round of NBA playoffs.
Today on the 3@3, Former WBEZ host and blogger Aaron Freeman and JET Senior Editor Kyra Kyles discuss the topics of the day.Which include:Steve Edwards: Resume padding seems all the rage these days. The latest victim is the Yahoo CEO.