• ABC News is Considering Unloading Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight

    14 days ago - By Observer

    ABC News is considering offloading statistician Nate Silver and his website FiveThirtyEight as it looks to make cost cuts, the Daily Beast reported. The publication has never turned a profit, according to the Daily Beast.
    FiveThirtyEight reports on politics, sports and economics with a focus on data and analysis. Its political modeling relies heavily on opinion polls, and came under fire recently when it inaccurately predicted a “red wave” in the midterm elections. Nate Silver is the editor-in-chief who founded the site in 2008.
    Newsrooms across the country are facing cost cuts and layoffs...
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