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Nominations for 2014 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award Now Being Accepted

The committee on Excellence in Statistical Reporting is now accepting nominations for its 2014 award. The award is designed to encourage and recognize members of the communications media who have best displayed an informed interest in the science of statistics and its role in public life. The award can be given for a single statistical presentation or for sustained worthy contributions, as would clearly be a credit to the statistical profession.

Consideration shall be given to:

  • Correctness, clarity, fairness, brevity, and professionalism of the communications
  • Importance, relevance and overall effectiveness in impacting the intended audience
  • Impact on the growth and national or regional exposure of statistics
  • Appreciation and emphasis of the statistical aspects of a particular issue or event
  • Excellent coverage of research on statistics or statistical issues

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