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Common mistakes journalists make when using statistics

Book "How to lie with statistitcs"

Image by Carla Pedret© Statistics are everywhere, and journalists – especially data journalists – should know how to interpret them. Numbers are like any other source, and journalists should have the knowledge to find out when they are misleading. How can journalists improve their use of statistics? What are the most common mistakes? As statisticians are the best ones to answer …

15 Twitter accounts every data journalist should follow

Image by Carla Pedret© Anyone interested in data journalism – also called data-driven journalism or #ddj – should know who are the experts in the field. Twitter is a good place to follow them and also to find training, tips and inspiration. The following list compiles 15 Twitter accounts from all over the world that every data …