Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Joel Best


Here, by way of well known call for, is the up-to-date version to Joel Best's vintage advisor to figuring out how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, top makes use of examples from contemporary coverage debates to mirror at the demanding situations to bettering statistical literacy. given that its booklet ten years in the past, Damned Lies and Statistics has emerged because the go-to guide for recognizing undesirable data and studying to imagine severely approximately those influential numbers.

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