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Nate Silver Hammers Pundits

Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

Nate Silver, the New York Times polling master, hammered members of the media on Wednesday night. Politico's Mike Allen reported that Silver appear...

In Defense of Nate Silver: Pundits Reveal Their Misunderstanding

Paul Raeburn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Nate Silver is not a pollster. He is not polling people, but using data to make predictions. Similarly, weather forecasts are generally correct -- but not always. But when there is an 86 percent change of rain, most of us grab an umbrella. And we should.