Tag: math

by Julie Keck

1. How the New School aims to bring journalism and design together (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. Penn State starts network for entrepreneurs with focus on online learning (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. 3 major tech firms join Georgia Tech’s new IoT research center (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. […] more »

by Laurie Rubel

Co-authored with Maren Hall-Wieckert “This is where customers find fast cash, and sometimes … lose their minds. You won’t believe what’s in store.” – truTV’s Hardcore Pawn The myriad of reality television shows about pawnshops — from Hardcore Pawn to Combat Pawn to Pawn Stars — is an indicator of an uptick in interest in alternative […] more »

by Meredith Broussard

Numeracy, or numerical literacy, is at the heart of data journalism. And if you are the kind of person who wants to become more numerate in order to do data journalism (maybe you’re a designer? A student? An inquisitive citizen?), one way to start is by thinking about a horse. Specifically, I’d like you to […] more »

by Devin Harner

When President Obama announced his school loan relief plan at the University of Colorado, Denver, a few weeks ago, the mainstream media’s coverage followed three predictable trajectories that, for the most part, failed to accurately report the news for the majority of Americans — and instead contributed to the collective spin-as-news that’s all too prevalent […] more »