Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight discusses how confirmation bias impacted media coverage in the 2016 presidential election and how the media's poor grasp of probability and statistics often leads them to misinterpret polls and polling-based forecasts.
A Google Sheets Quick Reference Guide is now available for download for the Triola Statistics Series. Click here to view and download. This guide provides a summary of the statistical functions available in Google Sheets.
Charles Minard's graph describing Napoleon's march to Moscow and back is considered by many to be the greatest infographic ever. This infographic is available as a textbook supplement on this website and it is featured in the Triola Statistics Series Chapter 2 "Cooperative Group Activies". Check out this great video from Numberphile discussing why Minard's infographic is so effective: