Trevor Butterworth
Trevor Butterworth with John Bailer on the set of Stats+Stories.

Episode 16: The rule of numbers and the role of the press:
What should the journalist do in the age of big data?

Release Date: 12/14/2015

Guest: Trevor Butterworth

Trevor Butterworth is Director of Sense About Science USA, which advocates for evidence and transparency in science and technology in the public interest. He is also editor of, a collaboration between the American Statistical Association and Sense About Science USA that promotes statistical literacy in the news media. He has been a journalist in the US for over 15 years, writing about data and statistics and how they are interpreted in our so-called "knowledge economy," especially in relation to risk and regulation. He’s written for the New Yorker online , Harvard Business Review, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

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