The Push Toward Data-Driven and Analytics-Based Editorial
June 28, 2016
12:00 - 12:30 PM CST
For every 30-something GM being hired, there are another 300,000 fans who feel they are equally adept at poring through the matrix of publicly available Big Data and understanding it. These days, sports journalism for an ubiquitous hardcore fan base can be just as much about a quantitative analysis of LeBron James’ tendencies with under two minutes to go in a one-possession game as an exclusive interview with their favorite player. STATS News Director Brian Orefice discusses this burgeoning and insightful content trend, one that’s made up of all parts analysis and no parts access.