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The data visualization expert argues that FiveThirtyEight and Vox have overpromised and underdelivered — and that they need to treat their data with more scientific rigor.
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The Times’ 4th Down Bot, a collaboration with Advanced NFL Stats, analyzes whether your team should punt, kick a field goal, or go for it on fourth down. Justin Ellis
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“Sometimes the technology leads, and sometimes, the journalism has to lead.”
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Plus: Sandy and the power of Instagram’s images, Google News’ showdown with newspapers, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news and commentary.
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Plus: Lowering paywalls during Sandy, the ongoing fallout from the BBC’s sex abuse scandal, and the rest of this week’s media and tech reads.
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Nate Silver’s number-crunching blog is perceived as a threat by some traditional political reporters — but its model has lessons for all journalists.
March 19, 2010
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“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0Breaking News wants you to use its app to share news tips with its editors — and other users
“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”
0What happens when a 50-something journalist gets a week’s worth of news from Snapchat Discover?
The founder of PolitiFact finds distracting soundtracks and stale headlines, but also a fair amount of lively and effective content.
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