Stats + Stories Stats+Stories explores quantitative ideas in our daily lives and in journalism.Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association.
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Stats+Stories explores quantitative ideas in our daily lives and in journalism.Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association.More from Stats + Stories »

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Stats + Stories: Feeling The Earth Move

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. We are nestled in the rolling hills of southwestern Ohio, in the middle of the Midwest. While we might get the occasional tornado, we are mostly safe from hurricanes, tsunamis, and long stretches of subfreezing temperatures, but what about earthquakes? This is the subject of today's episode of Stats and Stories. Stats and Stories. Richard Campbell, chair of media journalism and film, is joined by regular panelist

Stats + Stories: Holding Up A Mirror To Society - A Tale Of Official Statistics In Greece

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. In 2010, Greece made news the world over as longstanding and growing budget deficits left that country facing a monumental economic crisis. The European Union, of which Greece is a member, agreed to a bailout plan for the country, but with it came severe austerity measures. They were, and remain, deeply unpopular with Greeks and have left Greek politicians looking for a scapegoat. Standing in the midst of all of

Stats + Stories: Holding Up A Mirror To Society - A Tale Of Official Statistics In Greece

Stats + Stories: Celebrating The Statistics Of The Beautiful Game

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. Every four years sports fans around the world are glued to their TVs or barstools as the beautiful game is featured during World Cup play. Considered one of the most important tournaments in soccer, this year's World Cup contenders are gathered in Russia chasing after the golden trophy. Twenty eight teams' favorites to win the tourney include perennial powerhouses Germany, Brazil, Spain and France. Belgium is seen

Stats + Stories: G-D-P, it's easy as 1-2-3

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. While cholesterol levels may lead to concern about your physical health, how do we measure the health of a nation's economy? Our focus today on Stats and Stories is the measurement and assessment of national economy's health. Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film as well as the American Statistical Association. I'm John Bailer from

Stats + Stories: Chins And Ears Are Not Information Rich - Awkwardness And Social Relationships

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. The latest Stats + Stories short episode is about social relationships and the awkwardness and how you interact with others, and how the way you're "hard-wired" may relate to the way you encounter others. Psychologist and Interpersonal Relationship Expert, Ty Tashiro joins the Stats + Stories team, John Bailer, Rosemary Pennington, and Richard Campbell. Tashiro going to help us understand the research and

Stats + Stories: Chins And Ears Are Not Information Rich - Awkwardness And Social Relationships

Stats + Stories: Are Communities Helped By Terraforming Food Deserts?

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. The Rand Corporation is a global think-tank which launched in 1948. The original purpose of providing analysis to the U.S. Military, and now conducts research and analysis for governments, universities and other organizations from all over the world. Rand's policy interests include children and families, national security, and health and health care among many other issues. Rand's health related research is the

Stats + Stories: Abstract Art Or Modern Congressional Districts

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. Politicians and political parties are beginning the ramp up to the 2018, mid-term elections. As the candidates talk strategy and political parties polling, the states where those elections will take place are talking something much more fundamental, voting districts. That discussion in part has been forced by court cases in several states challenging the creation of gerrymandered districts. Host Rosemary

Stats + Stories: Jaguar Corridors, Koala Conservation And Reef Health

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. When it comes to addressing environmental or public health related challenges, the conversation often centers on what we need to do to fix the problem, whether that be a warming planet or dying bees. Less focus is spent on understanding how we know what we know. How do we know the planet is warming? How do we know that certain insecticides are killing bees? The statistics that help us better understand such

Stats + Stories: Protecting Seaside Cities From Possible Future Impacts Of Climate Change

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. Planning for uncertainty is no easy task, but Climate Change is forcing communities around the globe to plan for uncertain futures. While we know the planet is warming and that could affect everything from farming to forestry to flooding, what we don't know is just how big the impact will be, or how dire the circumstances. That hasn't stopped cities from trying to figure out how to prevent a climate-caused

Stats + Stories: Protecting Seaside Cities From Possible Future Impacts Of Climate Change

Stats + Stories: Hey, I'm Working On A Story And Can You Help Me With The Statistics?

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University. Journalists are trained mostly as generalists. Those who attend Journalism schools or programs learn how to tell stories about a wide array of subjects, and are expected to pick up subject expertise while on the job. Some expertise is easier to come by than others, figuring out the ins and outs of P-values and standard deviation, for example, can be tricky. The site stats.org is designed to help journalists

Stats + Stories: Hey, I'm Working On A Story And Can You Help Me With The Statistics?

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