Numbers Game

Numbers Game

Numbers Game

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Sept. 7 2001 11:30 PM

Numbers Game

This week U.S. News & World Report issued its annual "Best Colleges" issue. In 1999, Bruce Gottlieb showed how the magazine cheats in creating the list. (Click here for the article, which is followed by a reply from the U.S. News editors.) Last year, former U.S. News editor James Fallows attacked Newsweek's copycat list, "Best High Schools." (Click here for the article, which is followed by a reply from the Newsweek editors.)