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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