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News Briefing: Americans Still Giving, Despite Economic Meltdown

By Kate Golden on November 21, 2008No Comment
  • Angelina Jolie carefully crafts her image as a philanthropist and devoted mother.  [New York Times]
  • Resilient Americans are still giving to nonprofits, despite the economic meltdown.  [Associated Press]
  • A DARA report finds that U.S. aid is not always apolitical.  [Washington Post]
  • The popular host of public radio's "The Infinite Mind" earned over $1 million giving marketing lectures for drug makers, ties that were not mentioned on the program.  [New York Times]
  • The director of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is leaving to become the president of the Royal College of Art in London.  [New York Times]
  • The drastic measures under consideration to rescue MOCA have shocked many arts leaders.  [Los Angeles Times]
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