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FiveThirtyHate: Nate Silver and Paul Krugman Square Off



Nate Silver, by just about any stretch of the imagination, is one of the most impactful journalists of the Internet era.

His start as an editor-in-chief, however, is proving to be a rude awakening.

Critics have lambasted his new website, FiveThirtyEight, since its launch on March 17 with a range of gripes including a lack of diversity, questions about its climate reporter and his initial post, and general disappointment about the content on the site.

And of course it wouldn’t be the Internet without a healthy dose of snark.

Why everyone hates Nate Silver, in one chart

— Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) March 19, 2014 Read more…

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