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  1. Polling Is Still Working, According to Nate SilverThere’s wide variance in the new pollster ratings, but the upshot is that polling is not broken (yet).
  2. How Should Political Journalists Handicap Elections?Steve Bannon has called out the “elite press” for misjudging the 2016 race. Is now the right moment to take a lesson?
  3. Nate Silver on What the Polls Got Wrong, and Right, About This ElectionAnd what he got wrong, and right.
  4. Nate Silver’s Forecast (Probably) Overstates Trump’s ChancesFiveThirtyEight isn’t “unskewing” polls. But the site’s forecasting model is based on assumptions that inflate Trump’s prospects.
  5. No, Nate Silver’s Not ‘Predicting’ Who Will Win the PresidencyIt’s a forecast. Got it?
  6. Nate Silver Apologizes for Ferguson Arrest StoryMy anecdote was so minor as compared to Ferguson that last night wasn’t the right time for me to share.”
  7. Nate Silver’s Tone-Deaf Burrito Arrest StoryHow not to tweet during a national tragedy.
  8. Why the New Data Journalism Really Is PartisanData journalism, Obamacare, and the elusive quest for fairness.
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    Ezra Klein on Vox’s Launch, Media Condescension, and Competing With WikipediaThe wonk king speaks in-depth about his new explanatory journalism site.
  10. Nate Silver Only Cares About Some of the HatersThe FiveThirtyEight founder explains which on The Daily Show.
  11. Why Paul Krugman Turned Against Nate SilverThe roots of the greatest nerd war ever.
  12. Katie Couric on Nate Silver and Women in MediaWisdom from those who would know.
  13. Nate Silver and Obama’s Bracket Having a Sparty PartyBiased and wrong.
  14. The All-New, Stat-Heavy FiveThirtyEight, by the NumbersNate Silver’s new mega-site is live. Time for first impressions!
  15. Nate Silver Interview: The New FiveThirtyEightThe site debuts on Monday, but the numbers whiz is only 75 percent ready.
  16. New Media Venture Spring Is Officially Upon Us The New York Times’ new data-driven project gets a name, and ESPN announces another use for Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight.
  17. The New FiveThirtyEight Launches Very SoonMarch 17.
  18. New York Times Replaces Nate Silver, Reorganizes D.C. CoverageMore changes at the Grey Lady.
  19. The New York Times Has Lost a Lot of Big Names This YearThe Paper of Record is losing very visible talent.
  20. Nate Silver’s New FiveThirtyEight Wants to Hire More Nate SilversIn sports, politics, and economics.
  21. Nate Silver Didn’t Come Here to Make FriendsHe dismisses grumblings from former Times colleagues.
  22. What Made Nate Silver Leave the New York Times?The promise of airtime and a lot of editorial freedom, according to Politico.
  23. Nate Silver Is Leaving the New York Times for ESPNWhere he’s expected to work with Keith Olbermann.
  24. Ranking Nate Silver’s Trashiest Post-Election Trash TalkHe’s been doing a lot of it.
  25. Obama Slipped a Nate Silver Joke and a Romney Jab Into His Turkey PardonObama says he has “one more gift to give.”
  26. Blogs
    FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver Used to Run a Burrito BlogPolitical blogger used to have a Chicago food blog.
  27. Q&A With Nate Silver on His Book, Romney, PollsAlso: Dick Morris, poker, the weather, and Hillary.
  28. The Great Uncertainty in Forecasting the PrimariesNate Silver takes a shot at it anyway.
  29. Do the Democrats’ Special Election Losses Mean Anything?Probably, yeah. They mean the Democrats are in trouble.
  30. Moderate GOP Governors No Longer ExistNate Silver does the math, as is his wont.
  31. Will Pelosi Be Central to a Debt Deal?Boehner might want to start researching chocolatiers.
  32. Rasmussen Was Off on One Poll by 40 PointsNate Silver ranks the pollsters.
  33. People Really Do Not Want to Vote for Democrats This YearThe GOP has its best showing in Gallup’s generic ballot poll since 1942.
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    Times to Host FiveThirtyEight and Make Nate Silver Regular ContributorA victory for the little guy who is obsessed with numbers!
  35. Nate Silver: More on New York Neighborhood Livability IndexThe statistician explains the numbers behind our neighborhood ratings.
  36. NY-23 Race Impossible to PredictSo says Nate Silver.
  37. Math Confirms Governor Paterson Is Not PopularThanks, Nate Silver!
  38. New York Evenly Divided on Gay MarriageNew poll shows 46–46 split on gay marriage, while Nate Silver is pessimistic that it’ll pass the State Senate.
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    Nate Silver on What Went WrongHow did Taraji P. Henson lose, anyway?
  40. Rock and Roll Is Recession-ProofIn today’s digest of good economic news: Hedge funds get back on the plus side, Nate Silver applies his magical mind to the economy, and rock and roll plays so loud it can’t even hear the recession.
  41. Would Clinton Really Have Beaten McCain by a Wider Margin Than Obama?That’s what CBS News and Drudge would have you believe.