Nate Silver'S

Nathaniel Read "Nate" Silver (born January 13, 1978) is an American statistician and writer who analyzes baseball (see sabermetrics) and elections (see psephology). He is currently the editor-in-chief of ESPN's FiveThirtyEight blog and a Special Correspondent for ABC News. Silver first gained public recognition for developing PECOTA, a system for forecasting the performance and career development of Major League Baseball players, which he sold to and then managed for Baseball Prospectus from 2003 to 2009.In 2007, writing under the pseudonym "Poblano", Silver began to publish analyses and predictions related to the 2008 United States presidential election.
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  • 5 things we learned about building a new media company

    … tempting to think that all the new media startups means more employment for journalists and more serious news production. Yes and no. For its 11th annual State of the News Media report, Pew Research Center estimated that there are 5,000 full-timers across 500 digital-only news sites, including Vice, BuzzFeed and Business Insider. But that’s a drop…

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