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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Jonathan Stray   A boom in responsible conservative media

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Kathleen Kingsbury   Print as a premium offering

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Carrie Brown-Smith   We won’t do enough

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Steve Henn   The next revolution is voice

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Tim Herrera   The safe space of service journalism

Nushin Rashidian   A rise in high-price, high-value subscriptions

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David Weigel   A test for online speech

Carla Zanoni   Prioritizing emotional health

Michael Oreskes   Reversing the erosion of democracy

Mary Meehan   Feeling blue in a red state

Dannagal G. Young   The return of the gatekeepers

Adam Thomas   The coming collaboration across Europe

Mary Walter-Brown   Getting comfortable asking for money

Laura E. Davis   Show your work

Andrew Haeg   The year of listening

Robert Hernandez   History will exclude you, again

Nathalie Malinarich   Making it easy

Umbreen Bhatti   A sense of journalists’ humanity

Tim Griggs   The year we stop taking sides

Francesco Marconi   The year of augmented writing

Rachel Sklar   Women are going to get loud

Joanne Lipman   The year of the drone, really

Ole Reißmann   Un-faking the news

Keren Goldshlager   Defining a focus, and then saying no

Erin Pettigrew   A year of reflection in tech

Jeremy Barr   A terrible year for Tiers B through D

Libby Bawcombe   Kids board the podcast train

Errin Haines Whack   Chaos or community?

Ståle Grut   The battle for high-quality VR

Andrew Losowsky   Building our own communities

Olivia Ma   The year collaboration beats competition

Sue Schardt   Objectivity, fairness, balance, and love

Corey Ford   The year of the rebelpreneur

Melody Kramer   Radically rethinking design

Dan Colarusso   Let’s make live video we can love

Rubina Madan Fillion   Snapchat grows up

Matt Karolian   AI improves publishing

Katie Zhu   The year of minority media

Jon Slade   Trusted news, at a premium

Mark Armstrong   Time to pay up

Bill Adair   The year of the fact-checking bot

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Lee Glendinning   A call for great editing

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Truthiness in private spaces

Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

P. Kim Bui   The year journalism teaches again

Geetika Rudra   Journalism is community

Coleen O'Lear   Back to basics

Sydette Harry   Facing journalism’s history

Reyhan Harmanci   Bear witness — but then what?

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Felix Salmon   Headlines matter

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Alice Antheaume   A new test for French media

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Andy Rossback   The year of the user

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