Don't Know Much About Algebra: Math in the Newsroom

Number 2821
Subject Math
Source David Donald
Affiliation IRE
Year 2007
Summary This PowerPoint presentation provides a plan on how to use math and understand statistics, and disseminate these numbers in an understandable way in stories. Questions such as mean vs. median are used to illustrate the importance of knowing how to incorporate numbers, and which statistics to use in reporting.
Tags Math; statistics; mean; median; survey; census
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Panelists Steve Doig