Nate Silver Calls Out

He's mad about links.

FiveThirtyEight founder and editor Nate Silver is sick of using his site’s charts. You know what this means — Twitter attack!

Silver took to Twitter to accuse Vox writers of passing FiveThirtyEight charts off as Vox creations, and for not crediting FiveThirtyEight in coverage:

Ironically enough, Daily Kos’ Twitter then pointed out that FiveThirtyEight could be a little more clear when it uses maps.

The solution to all this isn’t that complicated — sites can provide obvious links! Here is how you do it: “According to [name of site with link to that site], Mad Men is boring.” See? It’s easy.