Baseball and data go hand in hand. Statistics like batting average, slugging percentage and on base percentage (for batters) as well as earned run average (for pitchers) are inseparable from baseball player profiles. The process of understanding how that data is collected, meanwhile, is a far more complex undertaking.Read More
Peter Fortunato is the data editor at The Miami Student, and is responsible for producing Miami Metrics, the first-ever data-focused news publication at Miami University. In addition to taking classes in international studies, Spanish, statistics and geography, he has recently fallen in love with using data to discover new storytelling methods. A newcomer to journalism, Peter is excited to begin experimenting with the power of data and the information it bears. Miami and the city of Oxford have infinite amounts of data waiting to be explored, and Peter plans for Miami Metrics to provide a different perspective to how the community sees itself. In his free time, Peter enjoys spending free time with friends and family, hiking in nature, and exploring new cities via their public transportation systems. Peter hopes to take the communication and managing skills he refines at The Student to wherever in the world he decides to end up.
The following data was collected from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Abortion Surveillance Report for 2015.Read More
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