ESPN’s Nate Silver Nate Silver told a crowd at South by Southwest that his ESPN-sponsored expansion of his data-driven FiveThirtyEight blog will go live on Monday, March 17. Silver left the New York Times nearly eight months ago. FiveThirtyEight will feature coverage of sports, politics, economics, and education. Since he officially joined ESPN on July 22 of last year, he’s hired two dozen reporters, bloggers, editors and visual journalists from places like the New York Times, Wall St. Journal and The Atlantic . Watch for the launch of @FiveThirtyEight on March 17. We'll make you smarter — probably. @micahcohen @NateSilver538 — Mike Wilson (@mWilstory) March 8, 2014 Read more about FiveThirtyEight.
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ESPN’s Nate Silver Site to Debut on March 17