Data in the News

The Data in the News Series looks at current events through the lens of data. We look at interesting quantifiable trends, find new and sometimes spurious correlations, and analyze data-based claims made by politicians and public figures.

Eco-Friendly Gadgets Can Save You Time and Money

Technology for New and Expecting Parents

70% of Surveyed Americans Say: We Can’t Do Our Jobs Without a Home Internet Connection

Twitch Now Draws an Audience as Large as Network TV’s Most Popular Shows

A Growing Virtual Reality: Internet Access for Low-Income Students

How Online Rehab and Virtual Recovery Works

Internet Addiction Disorder: What You Need to Know and How to Help

ANALYSIS: US Falls Out of Top 10 Average Internet Speeds Globally in 2020, but Global Speeds Faster Than Ever

We’re Going to Pay Four People $250 to Play Online Games One Hour a Day For a Week. No, Seriously.