Tag archive for ‘FiveThirtyEight’
Lily Bethlehem On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Nate Silver Says Hillary Clinton Would Have Won If Comey Had Not Released Letter

Nate Silver has given Hillary Clinton’s supporters an explanation of why she lost, reaffirming what they already believed: FBI Director James Comey’s 11th hour letter to Congress revealing an investigation More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Monday, June 1st, 2015

Nate Sliver Dismisses “Blue Wall”, 2016 Presidential Race Wide Open

Noted electoral statistician and founder of FiveThirtyEight, Nathaniel “Nate” Silver, has dismissed the notion that there is a “Blue Wall”, a block of 18 -20 states firmly in the grip of Democratic More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Nate Silver Accuses Ezra Klein of Stealing his Charts

Its Nate Silver vs Ezra Klein in a war of the political wonks. Silver has accused Klein’s Vox.com of “repurposing” charts and graphs from his 538 without permission or even attribution. News sites are More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Cancellation of ‘The Interview’ Expected to Cost Sony More than $100 Million

Sony Pictures Entertainment is expected to suffer $104 million worth of losses as a result of its cancellation of the release of its new film “The Interview”, data-driven blog FiveThirtyEight said. The More...

Noam Meir On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Political Fortune Teller Nate Silver Does Football, Too

Nate Silver, best known for his stunningly accurate predictions of the results in the 2012 US Presidential elections, is also predicting sports these days. He has just listed his picks for the top rankings More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight Site Says Republicans Have the Edge

Nate Silver’s site, FiveThirtyEight, which gives pollster ratings, predicts a Republican edge in midterm elections. The site predicts Republicans have  a 64% chance of taking the Senate. Midterm More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Nate Silver Sees ‘Scary’ Results for Democrats

Nate Silver, founder of of ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight, sees scariness ahead for ardent Democrats. Silver told his former employee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, that things looked More...

Albert Hecht On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Nate Silver headhunted by ESPN

– Silver, who the first sprang to national fame as a result of his almost totally accurate projections first of the 2008 presidential elections and once again in 2012, is reportedly on the way to More...

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