The Number 1 New York Times Story of 2013? Our own Josh Katz!

Each year the New York Times reveals a list of the top 10 most popular stories for the year. An NC State story not only made the top 10 list for 2013…but ended up at number one. Doctoral candidate in Statistics Joshua Katz and his dialect map beat out stories like the Boston Marathon bombing, the naming of a new Pope, and tensions with Russia as the most viewed story of the year.