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Numbers in the Newsroom: Using Math and Statistics in News, Second Edition *eBook

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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.

Book Chapters

  • 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
  • Resources
  • Reading List

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