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Comparing Presidential Candidates' Language To Books In 'The New York Times'

October 28th, 2015

Episode 360 of 535 episodes

Josh Katz discusses his most recent graphic "Matching Candidates With Books They Sound Like" for "The Upshot" in The New York Times. The piece compared the speaking styles of different presidential candidates to word choices in popular books based on how complex, positive or negative the candidates' speeches are.