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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Rich' (2)

A Database of Police Killings Since 2013 by Justin Tenuto

A while back, we found an interesting dataset online. The URL, killedbypolice.net, is fairly self-explanatory. It's a community-sourced list of all "police-involved fatalities", started in May of 2013, but the data itself was a bit jumbled and messy. Race and gender identifiers were in the same column, dates were inconsistent, and though most entries had a news story, we felt there was more information we wanted to know. We put the dataset…

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Added by Leena Kamath on June 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Why Media Bias Has Nowhere to Run and Hide from Data Science

When you want to see the face of biased reporting in online news, you may not have to go further than, the satirical news site, The Onion. Titles such as “Media Reports of Bear Attacks May Be Biased”, “Weather Channel Accused of Pro-Weather Bias”, and “Media Criticized for Hometown Sports Reporting” can make us laugh, but they can…

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Added by Renette Youssef on December 19, 2014 at 10:46am — 1 Comment

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