TITLE

Playing the numbers game

AUTHOR(S)
Strupp, Joe
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Editor & Publisher;03/06/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stresses that United States newspapers must give special care when publishing stories based on statistics, polling results, and reader surveys. Potential problems of using polling and statistical data in news stories; Growing effort by editors and reporters to ensure more accurate polling and data stories; Gap between what journalists need and what science can deliver.
ACCESSION #
2872035

 

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