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Resource ID: #1543
Subject: Roundtable - Stats in Stories: What to do, what to say
Source: Philadelphia NICAR 2002Bill Alpert; Neill Borowski; Sarah Cohen
Affiliation: Barrons Magazine;The Philadelphia Inquirer;The Washington Post
Date: 2002



This tipsheet explains how the discipline of a few statistical concepts can be helpful to "the notepad reporter." Alpert summarizes several concepts, such as variance and bias, sampling and measuring, and offers tips how they can be useful in specific stories.

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