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Jeanette Beebe

Covers:  Arts, Culture, Energy, Environment, Health, LGBTQ, Medicine, Science, Technology

Freelance Reporter @WHYYNews (NPR Philly)+@SciAm+@PAWPrinceton. Poet. NJ for 10+ yrs, yet still #IowaNice! #NLGJA. RT≠Endorse. jb[at]

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Jeanette Beebe is a freelance reporter/producer and a former Newsroom Intern at WHYY-FM, the NPR member station in Philadelphia. She covers New Jersey, with a focus on health, safety, science, and technology. Her reporting is broadcast on Morning Edition and the station's Newsworks Tonight podcas...

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@JeanetteBeebe — 785 followers, 3,821 tweets

Nov 15, 2017

This @KQED story on families fleeing #californiafires recalls Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried." What they saved and went back for: Christmas ornaments, photos, and the family dog's ashes.

Nov 15, 2017

Holy crap! @amyschumer loves Ani Difranco? And "Swan Dive" is one of her favorite songs? Me too! v @nprgreene @pchh 

Nov 13, 2017

We've been anxious about robots "taking our jobs" for decades, from farm & railroad workers to subway ticket takers. In 1962, @nytimes said Kennedy ranked "Automation as 1st Job Challenge." Yet some economists aren't worried, @JossFong reports. @voxdotcom

Nov 12, 2017

Are flat-chested *man*nequins to blame? In @AudreyBlewer's @NIH-funded study, men were 23% more likely to survive CPR given by a stranger, which "suggests that CPR training may need to be improved. Even that may be subtly biased toward males." via @ABC

Nov 12, 2017

A woman is 5x more likely to die if her abuser has a gun. Experts say states should "close the 'boyfriend loophole' & better enforce the ban on domestic abusers possessing guns." via @FiveThirtyEight @hemdash

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