The New FiveThirtyEight Launches Very Soon

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Nearly eight months after leaving the New York Times, Nate Silver told a crowd at South by Southwest that ESPN's expanded version of his data-driven FiveThirtyEight blog will go live on March 17. In case you haven't heard, the website (which has a brand new staff of over two dozen) will feature coverage of politics, as well as reporting on subjects including sports, economics, and education. Let no number go un-crunched.