Friday, January 18, 2008

Media round-up

Dubious Data Awards 2007
The US Statististical Assessment Service (STATS) looks at some of the media's worst science stories for 2007.

Census Sensitivity
'Numbers mean power, which is why counting people is so controversial'. An article in The Economist looks at some of the issues and history relating to counting people.

Worth a Thousand Words
Another article from The Economist looks at 3 of history's best statistical graphics.

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