Nate Silver is one of a kind – an out gay journo who understands numbers. Silver delivered the commencement address to the 2011 Columbia Journalism School, a prestigious institution that could not figure out how to publish his address in HTML. Are you surprised at this kind of middle-aged incompetence at, and contempt for, the medium that put Nate Silver behind Columbia’s podium?

Instead of poking through Columbia’s error-strewn Microsoft Word document, I suggest reading the corrected HTML version of Silver’s address:

Journalism Day Henry Pringle Lecture

by Nate Silver

I put that together in 25 minutes.

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2011.05.23 15:26. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:

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