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Statisticians for Society | Stats + Stories Episode 167

Release Date: 12/10/2020

Guest: Robert Mastrodomenico

Data can be powerful and persuasive rhetorical tools for nonprofits as they explain the work they day and ask for monetary support from various entities, but not all nonprofits can afford to hire a statistician to crunch numbers for them. An organization in the UK is working to meet the statistical needs of nonprofits and is the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Robert Mastrodomenico.


The Last Legs of Local Journalism | Stats + Stories Episode 166

Release Date: 12/3/2020

Guest: Penelope Abernathy

Cities and small towns across America once woke up to their local newspaper on their doorstep. Over the last several decades, though, those newpapers have begun to disappear – a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study showing that disappearance has heralded the rise of news deserts in the United States. That’s the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Penelope Abernathy. 


The Women of Hull House | Stats + Short Stories Episode 165

Release Date: 11/19/2020

Guest: Sharon Lohr

Of all places to look for statistics, who’d have thought a settlement house would be a place that you would find insight into data of their communities. However, that’s the focus of this episode of Stats+Short Stories with guest Sharon Lohr.


Monitoring Health Data | Stats + Stories Episode 164

Release Date: 11/12/2020

Guest: Glen Wright Colopy

When an individual is admitted to a hospital they are quite often hooked up to a pan plea of monitoring devices all designed to help the doctors and nurses caring for them meet their medical needs. Increasingly hospitals are exploring how machine learning can help them better monitor patient vital signs and that’s a focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest and host of the Pod of Asclepius, Glen Wright Colopy.


What it's Like Reporting on Statistics for the BBC | Stats + Stories Episode 163

Release Date: 11/5/2020

Guest: Robert Cuffe

Being able to effectively communicate data is becoming an increasingly important part of a journalists job, so much so that news outlets are expanding their staffs to include data scientists and statisticians and that is the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Robert Cuffe.