Know your Stats Terms

A useful primer:  Statistical terms used in research studies: A primer for media.

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Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Mr. Prosser says:

    … data journalism requires that reporters bring more analytical rigor to the increasingly large amounts of numbers, figures and data they use. Ha! Thanks for my first belly laugh of 2016. If journalists can’t even call someone on an outright lie then analytical rigor is way beyond the event horizon.