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.

Report: Interest in Disney+ Is Collapsing, Netflix Sees Slight Increase

The Disney+ Streaming Catalog is Still Less Than 15% of Netflix’s Total Library

WeWork CEO’s Golden Parachute Could Fund Four Years of Severance for Upcoming Layoffs

SURVEY: Parents of Teens Are Familiar with YouTube, Facebook, Not With TikTok, Snapchat

Analysis: Unequal Media Coverage Signals Bad News for Biden, Good News for Sanders, Warren, and Harris

Jeff Bezos Makes Enough Money in 4.5 Hours to Pay For Every Part-Time Whole Foods Market Employee’s Healthcare Benefits Every Year

REPORT: The Public’s Fear of 5G Health Risks is Spiking

Comcast Loses Two More Cable TV Customers Every Minute – AT&T? Every Ten Seconds

REPORT: 82% of People Say They Connect to Any Free WiFi That’s Available in a Public Place