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.

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

REPORT: Here Are The People We Most Commonly “Borrow” Streaming Service Logins From

Comparing Average Internet Speeds in Major California Cities

Netflix Subscribers Unhappy About Rate Hike, but 74% Still Prefer Price Increases Over Commercials

The Most Underserved Cities & States for Internet in America

STUDY: 37% of Viewers Likely to Cancel Their HBO Subscription Following Game of Thrones Finale