Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 31° Partly Cloudy

Huckleberries Online

What Twitter shows about Idaho may surprise you

But Idahoans who use one social media app — specifically, Twitter — are much less likely to use racist, sexist or homophobic language than Twitter users in must other states, including New York, according to an analysis of more than 12 million tweets posted over an 18-month period (June 2014 to December 2015). Idaho ranked the fifth-lowest in the country for derogatory language, according to apartment-finding service Abodo.com’s report “America’s most P.C. and Prejudiced Places.” Wyoming and Montana had the lowest rates in the country. Idaho, politically correct? Well, this might be a first. Idaho Statesman Read more.

Thoughts?



Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.