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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Ariane Bernard   Better data about your users

Carla Zanoni   Prioritizing emotional health

Sue Schardt   Objectivity, fairness, balance, and love

Laura Walker   Authentic voices, not fake news

Pablo Boczkowski   Fake news and the future of journalism

Ståle Grut   The battle for high-quality VR

Tanya Cordrey   The resurgence of reach

Alberto Cairo   Communicating uncertainty to our readers

Sarah Wolozin   Virtual reality on the open web

Andy Rossback   The year of the user

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Lee Glendinning   A call for great editing

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Liz Danzico   The triumph of the small

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