Martin Burch is a data journalist based in New York City, where he makes interactive graphics for The Wall Street Journal. He holds a master of arts in journalism from the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, and has a baccalaureate from New Mexico State University, where he studied journalism and information systems.
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Inside the Wall Street Journal’s Prediction Calculator
How a black box graphic fueled unexpected engagement with readersPosted on
We made an interactive based on a government agency’s method of predicting a person’s race and ethnicity based solely on their name and address. The response from our readers was, fittingly, a little unpredictable.