Statistics and the quest for quality journalism : a study in quantitative reporting /

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Author / Creator:Martinisi, Alessandro.
Imprint:London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Anthem Press, 2020.
Description:1 online resource (x, 195 pages) : illustrations
Subject:News agencies -- Politics and government.
Fake news.
Journalism -- Statistical methods.
Fake news.
Journalism -- Statistical methods.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Lugo-Ocando, Jairo, author.
Notes:Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 14, 2020).
Summary:This book looks at how numbers and statistics have been used to underpin quality in news reporting. In doing so, the aim is to challenge some common assumptions about how journalists engage and use statistics in their quest for quality news. It seeks to improve our understanding about the usage of data and statistics as a primary means for the construction of social reality.
Other form:Print version: 9781785275357
Print version: 178527533X 9781785275333