A new report could defend the besieged — and it comes from the same research organization that has been used in the campaign against the classified-ad site.
Activists calling for the site to shutter its adult classifieds section on the grounds that it promotes sex trafficking — like New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof — have seized on research from Advanced Interactive Media Group (AIM) showing that across a handful of sites carrying prostitution ads, 70 percent come from Backpage.
The next, you're carrying a sedated leopard in for his annual physical, says Joey Golden, a 24-year-old intern from Lincoln.
Dozens of students apply for the five coveted internship positions at the zoo each semester, said Diane S.
— There is no typical workday for an animal-care intern at Roger Williams Park Zoo.IFly is the largest online resource for getting through and between commercial airports.Over 10 million flyers visit i each year, getting information and help on over 700 domestic and international airfields.Granted, the numbers are much lower than they were before the site closed its “adult services” section — and specific stats weren’t available ahead of this writing — but “some [ads] were as blatant as they were” before the closure, and a subset included terms like “barely legal” (which is often used to signal the opposite: underage girls).In addition, AIM found sex ads on mainstream sites like Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter.