Wednesday, January 12, 2011

What's all that buzz? 1-10-11

According to an annual study of the United States’ most literate cities, Washingtonians topped the list. The study examines whether people do participate in reading rather than if the people are able to read. The results show disturbing trends including the decline in “newspaper circulation,” “book-buying,” slow growth in “educational attainment” even when taken into consideration the increase in internet usage and availability of libraries.

The top ten cities in 2010 rankings are Washington, Seattle, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, St. Paul, Denver, Portland, Ore., and St. Louis.

To read more about this topic, please visit USA Today

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