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Evaluating News Sources

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." --Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Newsweek, 25 August 1986, p. 27.

Data Literacy

One dimension of becoming an astute user of news content in the media is understanding the proper use of data and statistics in the news. this guide to becoming data literate, written for journalists, is also helpful for expanding you general media litearcy. Learn to spot the misuse of numbers!

 

Read "Become Data Literate in 3 Simple Steps"

 

 

from the chapter Understanding Data, part of The Data Journalism Handbook, Version 1.0 beta online.