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Title: Stats: Checking Out the Facts and Figures Behind the News
Url: https://senseaboutscienceusa.org/stats/
Publisher: George Mason University
Description: This site, created by George Mason University and the Center for Media and Public Affairs, presents many articles on current events and issues that challenge statistics reported in the news. Each article encourages readers to think critically about statistics reported by the media and to look at the whole picture before believing conclusions presented in the news. "Our goals are to correct scientific misinformation in the media resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge."
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Commerce -- Business -- Selling -- By product or service -- Mass media
Social sciences -- Statistics
Social sciences -- Statistics -- Statistical data
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Sociology
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Statistics
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: STATS
Access Rights: Free access
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