Brookings Today, 3/27/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • Stuck at the bottom. Elisabeth Jacobs looks at a new paper from BPEA on long-term unemployment and social mobility.

  • Benefits of EITC expansion. Melissa Kearney and Lesley Turner say that Sen. Patty Murray’s legislation on EITC changes would increase the return to work for low- and middle-income working families.

  • Obama’s quiet but crucial Italy visit. Riccardo Alcaro argues that while President Obama’s visit with Italian PM Renzi was a side event to meeting Pope Francis, it was still important. 

  • State of the digital news media.  Beth Stone reviews new Pew Research on developments in digital native journalism.

Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.