Demographic Tale of the Tape: Vox vs. FiveThirtyEight
Matt Yglesias, despite Vox's commitment to deliver "crucial context alongside new information," passes along tired geographic stereotypes.
March Madness: A Reminder That Stats Can't Tell Us Everything
Also: a reminder that they don't try to.
Nate Silver, PPP and the Use and Abuse of Polling in American Politics
Last week's fight over PPP's decision to hold back the results of a poll highlight how too many pollsters operating in the political sphere take an Ivory Tower attitude, disavowing responsibility for the consequences of their work.