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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Cory Haik   Navigating power in Trump’s America

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David Weigel   A test for online speech

Jeremy Barr   A terrible year for Tiers B through D

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Ryan McCarthy   Platforms grow up or grow more toxic

Millie Tran   International expansion without colonial overtones

Michael Kuntz   Trust is the new click

Geetika Rudra   Journalism is community

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Doris Truong   Connecting with diverse perspectives

Reyhan Harmanci   Bear witness — but then what?

Alice Antheaume   A new test for French media

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Jim Friedlich   A banner year for venture philanthropy

Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

Mark Armstrong   Time to pay up

Felix Salmon   Headlines matter

Amy Webb   Journalism as a service

Ole Reißmann   Un-faking the news

Caitlin Thompson   High touch, high value

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Jon Slade   Trusted news, at a premium

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Alberto Cairo   Communicating uncertainty to our readers

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Liz McMillen   The year of deep insights

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