What's The Point

What's The Point

United States

A show about our data age. Each week, Jody Avirgan brings you stories and interviews on how data is changing our lives.

Episodes

.54.7 Accidents, Guns, And Stats: 7/20/16  

We conclude our series of mini-conversations about the FiveThirtyEight guns project. FiveThirtyEight.com/gundeaths

.54.6 A Guns Program The NRA Actually Likes: 7/18/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Carl Bialik discusses the criminal justice program that is gaining GOP support. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.6 A Guns Program The NRA Actually Likes: 7/18/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Carl Bialik discusses the criminal justice program that is gaining GOP support. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.5 Mass Shootings: 7/17/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Leah Libresco discusses how other countries have reacted to mass shootings. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.5 Mass Shootings: 7/17/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Leah Libresco discusses how other countries have reacted to mass shootings. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.4 - Guns And Domestic Violence: 7/16/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Hayley Mungia discusses how to get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.4 - Guns And Domestic Violence: 7/16/16  

A mini-interview a day for a week about the 538 guns project. Hayley Mungia discusses how to get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.3 - Men, Suicide, And Guns: 7/15/16  

We're doing a mini-interview every day for a week about the the 538 guns project. Anna Maria Barry-Jester discusses her reporting from Wyoming. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.3 - Men, Suicide, And Guns: 7/15/16  

We're doing a mini-interview every day for a week about the the 538 guns project. Anna Maria Barry-Jester discusses her reporting from Wyoming. fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.2 - Stopping Gun Deaths In New Orleans: 7/14/16  

Our series - a mini-interview every day for a week - on the guns project continues with reporter Ben Casselman. See the full project fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.2 - Stopping Gun Deaths In New Orleans: 7/14/16  

Our series - a mini-interview every day for a week - on the guns project continues with reporter Ben Casselman. See the full project fivethirtyeight.com/gundeaths

.54.1 - A Week Of Conversations About Gun Deaths: 7/13/16  

Every day for a week, we'll discuss the new FiveThirtyEight project on gun deaths in America. Today, editor Simone Landon frames the issue. www.fivethirtyeight.com/gun-deaths

.54.1 - A Week Of Conversations About Gun Deaths: 7/13/16  

Every day for a week, we'll discuss the new FiveThirtyEight project on gun deaths in America. Today, editor Simone Landon frames the issue. www.fivethirtyeight.com/gun-deaths

.53 Mapping Police Violence: 7/7/16  

A rerun of a conversation with Samuel Sinyangwe describing why data on police shootings is so murky. Samuel runs mappingpoliceviolence.org and checkthepolice.org

.53 Mapping Police Violence: 7/7/16  

A rerun of a conversation with Samuel Sinyangwe describing why data on police shootings is so murky. Samuel runs mappingpoliceviolence.org and checkthepolice.org

.52 A History Of Political Data (Part 3): 6/30/16  

Daniel Kreiss of UNC is back to discuss what we've learned from the 2016 primaries. fivethirtyeight.com/podcasts

.52 A History Of Political Data (Part 3): 6/30/16  

Daniel Kreiss of UNC is back to discuss what we've learned from the 2016 primaries. fivethirtyeight.com/podcasts

.51 The $173,775 Data Set: 6/23/16  

David Yanofsky is suing the U.S. government for immigration data after they wanted to charge him $173,775 for it. fivethirtyeight.com/podcasts

.51 The $173,775 Data Set: 6/23/16  

David Yanofsky is suing the U.S. government for immigration data after they wanted to charge him $173,775 for it. fivethirtyeight.com/podcasts

.50 How To Hate-Like: 6/16/16  

Tom Vanderbilt is accounting for taste. More at fivethirtyeight.com/podcasts

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