Communicating uncertainty to our readers

“After what happened in the presidential election, I think there is going to be a growing interest in how to communicate data better to the public — and in particular how to communicate uncertainty.”

Alberto Cairo is Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami.

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Emily Goligoski   Incorporating audience feedback at scale

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Jonathan Stray   A boom in responsible conservative media

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Tim Griggs   The year we stop taking sides

Sam Ford   The year we talk about our awful metrics

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Claire Wardle   Verification takes center stage

Elizabeth Jensen   Trust depends on the details

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Gabriel Snyder   The aberration of 20th-century journalism

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Peter Sterne   A dangerous anti-press mix

Laura Walker   Authentic voices, not fake news

Helen Havlak   Chasing mobile search results

Liz McMillen   The year of deep insights

Ashley C. Woods   Local journalism will fight a new fight

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David Weigel   A test for online speech

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Kawandeep Virdee   Moving deeper than the machine of clicks

Megan H. Chan   Cultural reporting goes mainstream

Alberto Cairo   Communicating uncertainty to our readers

Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

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Umbreen Bhatti   A sense of journalists’ humanity

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