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From Spreadsheets to Headlines: A Day in the Life of Data Journalist Ryan Struyk

What is a data journalist? If you ask Ryan Struyk, data reporter and mobile producer at CNN Politics, it’s someone who can turn a data set into breaking news. Data reporters explain important issues, but instead of using human sources to break the news, they work with data sets. This is Statistics had the opportunity...

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Statistics Degrees Offer High Salaries and Financial Stability, Study Finds

Those who study statistics not only get a great return on their college investment, but the promise of financial security throughout their careers, according to a recent report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. Among its key findings, the Center found that recent graduates of STEM degree programs earn the highest wages...

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Women a Growing Force in Statistics and Data Science, Reports Washington Post

Unlike many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the field of statistical science attracts a relatively large share of women, even in leadership positions, Washington Post’s Brigid Schulte recently reported in “Women Flocking to Statistics.” “More than 40 percent of degrees in statistics go to women, and they make up 40 percent of the statistics...

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