Silver and Faculty Panel on Election 2016

The Columbia University Data & Society Taskforce sponsored a panel discussion, "Data, Polling, the Media and Democracy," featuring Nate Silver, Founder and Editor in Chief of FiveThirtyEight; Emily Bell, Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism; and Professors Ester Fuchs and Robert Shapiro.

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Convened by President Lee Bollinger and Provost John Coatsworth, the Data & Society Taskforce is comprised of Deans and Faculty from across the Columbia community with a special interest in data science and its impact on education and research at Columbia. The Taskforce is led by Mary Boyce, Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, and David Madigan, Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences.