Nate Silver's Speech to Columbia Journalism School

Nate Silver talks to Columbia Journalism Grads: Nate Silver of 538.com and formerly of Baseball Prospectus spoke recently to Columbia Journalism school grads. It stands in sharp contrast to Rick Reilly’s recent advice in its usefulness. Among the advice he provides: read alot (“Don’t feel guilty if you spend the first 90 minutes of your day drinking coffee and reading blogs–it’s your job. Your ratio of reading to writing should be high.”), learn to be entrepeneurial, learn how to make an argument, and learn to work with data and statistics. [538.com]


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