Apple CEO Steve Jobs – privacy or disclosure? With rumours swirling that Apple’s svengali CEO Steve Jobs (who has already survived one bout with pancreatic cancer) may be sick again, Apple’s facing the possibility that the company’s stocks may fall because of the close association between Jobs and Apple in the public eye. But does he have a right to privacy? New York Times

Regret the Error. We love this website, devoted to reporting on “media corrections, retractions, apologies, clarifications and trends regarding accuracy and honesty in the press.” It was submitted to us by reader Hayden, who points us to “A riddle wrapped in a correction to a crossword” which crossword lovers will appreciate.– Regret the Error

Frontline on Sudan. The world vowed “never again” after the genocide in Rwanda and the atrocities in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Then came Darfur. Over the past four years, at least 200,000 people have been killed, 2.5 million driven from their homes, and mass rape has been used as a weapon in a brutal campaign supported by the Sudanese government. In On Our Watch, Frontline asks why the United Nations and its members once again failed to stop the slaughter. — Frontline

But my neighbour has a cellphone. The US hasn’t adjusted its standard of poverty since the 1960s, but a Slate article talks about a new way of calculating the poverty line which is different because it is relative rather than based on an absolute figure. “The standard was set by focus groups working out what was and was not necessary “to participate in society.” The results are frugal—there is a budget of £40 ($80) every two years to buy a suit, for instance—but they were always bound to be controversial. The list of essentials includes a self-catering vacation, a cell phone, and enough booze to get drunk twice a month.” — Slate