Nate Silver — exemplar of openness

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

It’s the doldrums of the presidential campaign season — just seven months into Barack Obama’s second term — so not everyone may be aware that the political prognosticator Nate Silver has left The New York Times for the sports network ESPN…

Expert quote:

“His relentless focus on the data provided an anchor that his readers could cling to, while the news media’s fickle winds blew in a different direction on any given day.”

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