Fox’s news shakeup not as dire as liberals feared

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Local news is losing viewers at an alarming rate, so News Corp. executives during the summer directed the company-owned stations to try something different: roundtable discussions, guests, analysis — the sort of thing Fox News Channel does. Read the full story from Reuters

Schumer duels with Townsend

Sen. Schumer defended his criticisms of Wall Street and his role in passing health care reform. Read the full story from Politico

U.S.-South Korea aircraft carrier drill called off: report

SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States and South Korean militaries have postponed an aircraft carrier drill in the Yellow Sea ahead of next month’s G20 summit in Seoul following strong criticism from China, local media reported on Monday. Read the full story from Reuters

Explaining The Pollster-Dashboard Win Probabilities

On Thursday, I described an important update in Pollster’s trend lines. We now use a statistical technique known as Kalman Filtering as the underlying engine that drives the trend lines. Alert readers may have noticed that we also started including a “win percentage” in the summary tables of polling trend estimates that appear in Huffington […]