Numbers in the Newsroom: Using Math and Statistics in News, Second Edition *eBook
Numbers in the Newsroom: Using Math and Statistics in News, Second Edition eBook
From basic math to more complex principles, Cohen’s book guides reporters and editors on using math in their stories. The book uses real-world examples that journalists encounter on a daily basis. The second edition provides updated examples.
What’s a Number?
A Newsroom Math Guide (includes fractions, rates, percentages, measuring change, understanding averages, etc.)
Working with Graphics
The Standard Stories
Surveys and Polls
The 10 Most-Wanted List: Mistakes in the News from Simple Math to Lapses in Judgment
Lotteries, Lightning Strikes and Longevity — A Note on Probability