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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Tim Herrera   The safe space of service journalism

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Rachel Sklar   Women are going to get loud

Adam Thomas   The coming collaboration across Europe

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Dan Colarusso   Let’s make live video we can love

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Trushar Barot   API or die

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Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

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Mary Meehan   Feeling blue in a red state

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Pablo Boczkowski   Fake news and the future of journalism

Juliette De Maeyer and Dominique Trudel   A rebirth of populist journalism

Steve Henn   The next revolution is voice

David Skok   What lies beyond paywalls

Claire Wardle   Verification takes center stage

Julia Beizer   Building a coherent core identity

Jonathan Stray   A boom in responsible conservative media

Andrew Haeg   The year of listening

Juan Luis Sánchez   Your predictions are our present

Bill Adair   The year of the fact-checking bot

Aja Bogdanoff   Comments start pulling their weight

Annemarie Dooling   UGC as a path out of the bubble

Felix Salmon   Headlines matter

Michael Kuntz   Trust is the new click

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Jim Friedlich   A banner year for venture philanthropy

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Scott Dodd   Nonprofits team up for impact

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