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Jason Linkins

The 10 Best Months For Presidential Election Poll Accuracy, Ranked | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

This week, you probably saw some headlines that said things like, "Poll: Clinton clobbers potential GOP foes." Which sounds pretty definitive. But! Yo...

What's the Big Deal About License Plate Readers? (Explained in 5 Minutes)

Josh Kalven | Posted 09.24.2013 | Crime
Josh Kalven

Tens of thousands of these devices are now installed across the country, with many more on the way. Unlike red-light cameras, these readers capture and store images of every vehicle that crosses their field of vision.

Jason Linkins

USA Today Fails 'Math For Grownups' | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2011 | Media

Laura Laing is the author of a book called Math For Grownups. Gregory Connolly is an ostensibly grown-up journalist, tasked by USA Today to summarize some "tips" from Laing's book. But in his summary, Connolly doesn't seem to get how taxes work.

Jason Linkins

How The Huffington Post Works (In Case You Were Wondering) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.28.2013 | Media

In the wake of the AOL acquisition, I've been reading a lot about HuffPost from people who don't really know what we do. I thought it'd be useful to address our content model from the perspective of someone who actually knows something about it.