David Leonhardt Adds Staff to ‘Times’ Data Venture (Capital)


Assistant Professor of Government Brendan Nyhan will be a contributor for The New York Times’ new “data-driven politics and policy website,” reports Capital.

The announcement of the appointment was made by the Times’ David Leonhardt, the article notes. Leonhardt says in a memo that “Brendan Nyhan has established a reputation as one of the most thought-provoking writers about politics on the web,” Capital reports.

Leonhardt says, “Our goal is to use a conversational style to demystify politics, economics, health care, and other issues. We will publish a steady stream of pieces on a website within nytimes.com.”

Read the full story, published 2/14/14 by Capital.

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