The Biggest Stat Lesson of 2016

Stats.org details what they consider to be the biggest statistical lesson of last year: "statistical issues should be reported clearly and frequently to avoid miscommunication to lay audiences. This message was highlighted by the mismatch between the 2016 presidential election predictions and outcome."

Rather than focusing on what the media did wrong, this article provides examples in which major news outlets did a good job reporting on quantitative issues related to the presidential election predictions.

Click here to read more at Stats.org


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