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Nate Silver

  1. nerd stuff
    A Brutal Wonk Swap at FiveThirtyEightAfter Disney refused to re-up Nate Silver’s contract at the influential polling blog FiveThirtyEight, it hired his quasi rival, G. Elliott Morris.
  2. politics
    What Did We Learn About Political Polling in 2020?With Trump and the pandemic, clear answers have been hard to come by.
  3. vision 2020
    2020’s Top Election Forecasters Are Fighting on TwitterNate Silver and G. Elliott Morris are trying to make sense of 2020 — and each other.
  4. vision 2020
    In the 2020 Race, Uncertainty Is All Trump Has Going for HimMost of the developments that could produce a Trump comeback and win are beyond the president’s control.
  5. vision 2020
    Could Bloomberg’s Billions Boost the Odds of a Contested Convention?If multiple candidates steam towards Super Tuesday, Bloomberg’s massive spending on that and later dates could make forming a majority tough.
  6. impeachment
    No, Democrats Aren’t Plotting to Overturn Trump Victories Past or FutureIn claiming a “coup,” Republicans may be projecting their own unwillingness to acknowledge the popular will onto Democrats.
  7. 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).
  8. 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?
  9. polls
    Nate Silver on What the Polls Got Wrong, and Right, About This ElectionAnd what he got wrong, and right.
  10. 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.
  11. No, Nate Silver’s Not ‘Predicting’ Who Will Win the PresidencyIt’s a forecast. Got it?
  12. mea culpas
    Nate Silver Apologizes for Ferguson Arrest Story“My anecdote was so minor as compared to Ferguson that last night wasn’t the right time for me to share.”
  13. ferguson
    Nate Silver’s Tone-Deaf Burrito Arrest StoryHow not to tweet during a national tragedy.
  14. the national interest
    Why the New Data Journalism Really Is PartisanData journalism, Obamacare, and the elusive quest for fairness.
  15. wonk-stained wretches
    Ezra Klein on Vox’s Launch, Media Condescension, and Competing With WikipediaThe wonk king speaks in-depth about his new explanatory journalism site.
  16. media
    Nate Silver Only Cares About Some of the HatersThe FiveThirtyEight founder explains which on The Daily Show.
  17. Why Paul Krugman Turned Against Nate SilverThe roots of the greatest nerd war ever.
  18. party lines
    Katie Couric on Nate Silver and Women in MediaWisdom from those who would know.
  19. the national interest
    Nate Silver and Obama’s Bracket Having a Sparty PartyBiased and wrong.
  20. blog-stained wretches
    The All-New, Stat-Heavy FiveThirtyEight, by the NumbersNate Silver’s new mega-site is live. Time for first impressions!
  21. blog-stained wretches
    Nate Silver Interview: The New FiveThirtyEightThe site debuts on Monday, but the numbers whiz is only 75 percent ready.
  22. blog-stained wretches
    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.
  23. blog-stained wretches
    The New FiveThirtyEight Launches Very SoonMarch 17.
  24. ink-stained wretches
    New York Times Replaces Nate Silver, Reorganizes D.C. CoverageMore changes at the Grey Lady.
  25. ink-stained wretches
    The New York Times Has Lost a Lot of Big Names This YearThe Paper of Record is losing very visible talent.
  26. blog-stained wretches
    Nate Silver’s New FiveThirtyEight Wants to Hire More Nate SilversIn sports, politics, and economics.
  27. Nate Silver Didn’t Come Here to Make FriendsHe dismisses grumblings from former Times colleagues.
  28. blog-stained wretches
    What Made Nate Silver Leave the New York Times?The promise of airtime and a lot of editorial freedom, according to Politico.
  29. media
    Nate Silver Is Leaving the New York Times for ESPNWhere he’s expected to work with Keith Olbermann.
  30. Ranking Nate Silver’s Trashiest Post-Election Trash TalkHe’s been doing a lot of it.
  31. early and awesome
    Obama Slipped a Nate Silver Joke and a Romney Jab Into His Turkey PardonObama says he has “one more gift to give.”
  32. Q&A With Nate Silver on His Book, Romney, PollsAlso: Dick Morris, poker, the weather, and Hillary.
  33. The Great Uncertainty in Forecasting the PrimariesNate Silver takes a shot at it anyway.
  34. early and often
    Do the Democrats’ Special Election Losses Mean Anything?Probably, yeah. They mean the Democrats are in trouble.
  35. early and often
    Moderate GOP Governors No Longer ExistNate Silver does the math, as is his wont.
  36. nancy pelosi bionic woman
    Will Pelosi Be Central to a Debt Deal?Boehner might want to start researching chocolatiers.
  37. election hangover
    Rasmussen Was Off on One Poll by 40 PointsNate Silver ranks the pollsters.
  38. early and often
    People Really Do Not Want to Vote for Democrats This YearThe GOP has its best showing in Gallup’s generic ballot poll since 1942.
  39. blog-stained wretches
    Times to Host FiveThirtyEight and Make Nate Silver Regular ContributorA victory for the little guy who is obsessed with numbers!
  40. neighborhood news
    Nate Silver: More on New York Neighborhood Livability IndexThe statistician explains the numbers behind our neighborhood ratings.
  41. election 2009
    NY-23 Race Impossible to PredictSo says Nate Silver.
  42. the cuddle muddle
    Math Confirms Governor Paterson Is Not PopularThanks, Nate Silver!
  43. equal rites
    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.
  44. the downturnaround
    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.
  45. Would Clinton Really Have Beaten McCain by a Wider Margin Than Obama?That’s what CBS News and Drudge would have you believe.