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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Sydette Harry   Facing journalism’s history

Erin Pettigrew   A year of reflection in tech

Matt Karolian   AI improves publishing

Scott Dodd   Nonprofits team up for impact

Reyhan Harmanci   Bear witness — but then what?

Emily Goligoski   Incorporating audience feedback at scale

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

Ashley C. Woods   Local journalism will fight a new fight

David Weigel   A test for online speech

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Almar Latour   Thanks, #fakenews

Jon Slade   Trusted news, at a premium

Dan Colarusso   Let’s make live video we can love

Dannagal G. Young   The return of the gatekeepers

Burt Herman   Local news gets interesting

Kawandeep Virdee   Moving deeper than the machine of clicks

Ståle Grut   The battle for high-quality VR

Samantha Barry   Messaging apps go mainstream

S.P. Sullivan   Baking transparency into our routines

Felix Salmon   Headlines matter

Sara M. Watson   There is no neutral interface

Mike Ragsdale   A smarter information diet

Alberto Cairo   Communicating uncertainty to our readers

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Laura Walker   Authentic voices, not fake news

Laura E. Davis   Show your work

Emi Kolawole   From empathy to community

Ernst-Jan Pfauth   Earn trust by working for (and with) readers

Alexis Lloyd   Public trust for private realities

Renée Kaplan   Pure reach has reached its limit

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Sarah Wolozin   Virtual reality on the open web

Olivia Ma   The year collaboration beats competition

Juan Luis Sánchez   Your predictions are our present

Cindy Royal   Preparing the digital educator-scholar hybrid

Rubina Madan Fillion   Snapchat grows up

M. Scott Havens   Quality advertising to pair with quality content

Liz Danzico   The triumph of the small

Erin Millar   The bottom falls out of Canadian media

Liz McMillen   The year of deep insights

Guy Raz   Inspiration and hope will matter more than ever

Tim Herrera   The safe space of service journalism

P. Kim Bui   The year journalism teaches again

Lee Glendinning   A call for great editing

Andrew Haeg   The year of listening

Amy Webb   Journalism as a service

Sam Ford   The year we talk about our awful metrics

Michael Oreskes   Reversing the erosion of democracy

Jonathan Stray   A boom in responsible conservative media

Errin Haines   Chaos or community?

Eric Nuzum   Podcasting stratifies into hard layers

Sue Schardt   Objectivity, fairness, balance, and love

Amie Ferris-Rotman   Вслед за Россией

Priya Ganapati   Mobile websites are ready for reinvention

Amy O'Leary   Not just covering communities, reaching them

Rachel Sklar   Women are going to get loud

Jim Friedlich   A banner year for venture philanthropy

Rebekah Monson   Journalism is community-as-a-service

Millie Tran   International expansion without colonial overtones

Keren Goldshlager   Defining a focus, and then saying no

Mira Lowe   News literacy, bias, and “Hamilton”

Julia Beizer   Building a coherent core identity

Corey Ford   The year of the rebelpreneur

Sarah Marshall   Focusing on the why of the click

Javaun Moradi   What can we own?

Elizabeth Jensen   Trust depends on the details

Alice Antheaume   A new test for French media

Andrea Silenzi   Podcasts dive into breaking news analysis

Ken Schwencke   Disaggregation and collection

Michael Kuntz   Trust is the new click

Richard J. Tofel   The country doesn’t trust us — but they do believe us

Asma Khalid   The year of the newsy podcast

Peter Sterne   A dangerous anti-press mix

Ryan McCarthy   Platforms grow up or grow more toxic

Pablo Boczkowski   Fake news and the future of journalism

David Chavern   Fake news gets solved

Steve Henn   The next revolution is voice

Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

Swati Sharma   Failing diversity is failing journalism

Rachel Schallom   Stop flying over the flyover states

Bill Adair   The year of the fact-checking bot

Bill Keller   A healthy skepticism about data

Matt Waite   The people running the media are the problem

Megan H. Chan   Cultural reporting goes mainstream

Anita Zielina   The sales funnel reaches (and changes) the newsroom

Tressie McMillan Cottom   A path through the media’s coming legitimacy crisis

Mario García   Virtual reality on mobile leaps forward

Juliette De Maeyer and Dominique Trudel   A rebirth of populist journalism

Moreno Cruz Osório   The year of transparency in Brazilian journalism

An Xiao Mina   2017 is for the attention innovators

Dan Gillmor   Fix the demand side of news too

Andrew Ramsammy   Rise of the rebel journalist

Katie Zhu   The year of minority media

Mark Armstrong   Time to pay up

Geetika Rudra   Journalism is community

Robert Hernandez   History will exclude you, again

Tim Griggs   The year we stop taking sides

Aja Bogdanoff   Comments start pulling their weight

Margarita Noriega   From pinning tweets to tweeting pins

Jeremy Barr   A terrible year for Tiers B through D

Kathleen Kingsbury   Print as a premium offering

Mary Meehan   Feeling blue in a red state

Caitlin Thompson   High touch, high value

Ole Reißmann   Un-faking the news

Mary Walter-Brown   Getting comfortable asking for money

Molly de Aguiar   Philanthropists galvanize around news

Trushar Barot   API or die

Ariane Bernard   Better data about your users

Gabriel Snyder   The aberration of 20th-century journalism

Nicholas Quah   Podcasting’s coming class war

Zizi Papacharissi   Distracted journalism looks in the mirror

Mathew Ingram   The Faustian Facebook dance continues

Annemarie Dooling   UGC as a path out of the bubble

Andrew Losowsky   Building our own communities

Hillary Frey   Forests need to burn to regrow

Helen Havlak   Chasing mobile search results

Coleen O'Lear   Back to basics

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Truthiness in private spaces

Joanne Lipman   The year of the drone, really

Melody Kramer   Radically rethinking design

Taylor Lorenz   “Selfie journalism” becomes a thing

Vivian Schiller   Tested like never before

Jonathan Hunt   Measurement companies get with the times

Tanya Cordrey   The resurgence of reach

Doris Truong   Connecting with diverse perspectives

Nathalie Malinarich   Making it easy

Libby Bawcombe   Kids board the podcast train

Carla Zanoni   Prioritizing emotional health

Cory Haik   Navigating power in Trump’s America

Umbreen Bhatti   A sense of journalists’ humanity

David Skok   What lies beyond paywalls