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This Week in Review: Nate Silver and data journalism’s critics, and the roots of diversity problems

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on March 21, 2014.] This week’s essential reads: Only have a minute? The key pieces this week are Nate Silver’s introductory data journalism manifesto for FiveThirtyEight, New York’s Benjamin Wallace-Wells on the enormous expectations for … Continue reading

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27. March 2014 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Newsweek’s scoop lands with a thud, and diversity in the new news sites

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on March 14, 2014.] This week’s essential reads: Only have a minute? The essential pieces this week are Felix Salmon and Jay Rosen on Newsweek’s Bitcoin story, Emily Bell on diversity in new news organizations, and Chartbeat … Continue reading

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20. March 2014 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Nate Silver takes his talents to ESPN, and can Google’s Chromecast change TV?

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 1, 2013.] Nate Silver jumps back to sports: Nate Silver, the blogger who shook up political journalism last election cycle with his stat-driven analytical style, made a surprising … Continue reading

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01. August 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: The BBC’s scandals blow up, and WaPo’s changing of the guard

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 16, 2012.] BBC’s problems continue to compound: The sexual abuse problems at the BBC boiled over this week, as a parallel scandal emerged: In the midst of criticism … Continue reading

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18. April 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Twitter vs. TV on election night, and the significance of Nate Silver

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 9, 2012.] Twitter vs. TV on election night: Just like virtually every other point in the campaign that led up to it, this week’s U.S. election brought record … Continue reading

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18. April 2013 by Mark
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