The Wall Street Journal reports that ESPN is shopping Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight site: Potential buyers have been told it is losing about $6 million annually on revenue of about $3 million, according to one person familiar with the sale discussions. Damn. Apparently there are multiple companies who are so eager to have Nate Silver on […]
I'm not feeling at all well this Sunday, so no long dissertation from me. I simply want to admire once again the strength of character and the poise of these Parkland teenagers in the face of tragedy. I think it was Nate Silver on the...Show More Summary
He doesn't seem to like the Senate. The post Famed Analyst and Statistician Nate Silver FAILS Basic US History appeared first on RedState.
With the contract of its founder, Nate Silver, expiring in August, the sports network is exploring a sale of the site known for its election forecasts.
Nate Silver: “It’s not that I’m pessimistic about the Democrats’ overall position next year. To the contrary, I think most political observers had, until recently, been slow to recognize just how bad things had gotten for Republicans. But the Senate [...]
It is always amusing to read the manifest sadness exhibited by journalists saddened by the fact Hillary Clinton didn’t win the 2016 presidential election. Many of them thought her victory was secured. That it wasn’t, in fact, an election, but a coronation. Show More Summary
Nate Silver makes an excellent point: Reporters should fan out to shopping malls in upscale suburbs of purple states and try to figure out why Trump's approval rating is only 35% there despite booming local economies. — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538)...Show More Summary
ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight data journalism website is receiving criticism for continuing to publish a controversial crime analyst without revealing his law enforcement compensation. New Orleans based “crime analyst” Jeff Asher has used his position at 538 to push so-called...
The last polls close in Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election at 8 p.m. ET. Nate Silver: “Because Alabama rarely hosts competitive races, the benchmarks we might use in another state won’t be as reliable as usual. Furthermore, it’s not just [...]
Some early tweets – The tidbits from the early exit polls seem good for Jones — but early exits often overstate turnout among Dem-leaning groups. https://t.co/8UNMbwM1tG — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) December 13, 2017 Full story: The Alabama state Supreme Court has stayed yesterday's order directing election officials not to destroy digital voting records. Meaning that […]
Posted by BritneyMuller 100% of statisticians would say this is a terrible method for predicting elections. However, in the case of 2016’s presidential election, analyzing the geographic search volume of a few telling keywords “predicted”...Show More Summary
Nate Silver’s 538.com is following the race by benchmarking the vote total each candidate needs at county level. They see Moore making his targets. Given the exit polls and this, Moore seems to be the favorite at this moment. The post 538.com: Moore is in Control of the Race appeared first on RedState.
Nate Silver: “Because you’ve read so much detail about the polls, I don’t want to leave you without some characterization of the race. I still think Moore is favored, although not by much; Jones’s chances are probably somewhere in the [...]
Without at all questioning Nate Silver’s statistical analysis, it has seemed to me in the last year that he has been getting a bit high on that Beltway supply, wanting to believe that the reality of the Republican Party is not really the reality of the Republican Party. This is the latest moment I’ve felt […]
Armie Hammer soaks in a sunny California day with The Hollywood Reporter. The American actor links up with photographer Brian Bowen Smith at the Paramour Mansion in Silver Lake. Stylist Ilaria Urbinati outfits her client in casual pieces from brands like COS. Delving into the current hot topics in Hollywood, Hammer talks about Nate Parker... [Read More]
A new poll commissioned by the National Republican Senate Committee claims Alabama Democrat Senate candidate Doug Jones is leading Republican Judge Roy Moore by 12 points. Statistician Nate Silver implies the numbers may have been manipulated to pressure Moore out of the race. Show More Summary
Nate Silver: “While Tuesday’s results may not change the reality of the 2018 outlook all that much, it could change perceptions about it, and that could have some knock-on effects. (Politicians are often like Morning Joe panelists in how they [...]
Statistician Nate Silver said on Twitter Saturday that Clinton would “probably be president” if Comey had not sent that letter.
Today is the 1-year anniversary of the Comey letter, which was probably decisive in the election. https://t.co/FjiCZKHbdr — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 28, 2017 CNN: Mueller’s arresting folksMSNBC: Mueller’s arresting folksNick...Show More Summary