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Data journalism: brutal statistics

TweetThe typical journalist (a) mismanages his or her own finances (b) is terrified of computations of a numerical nature (c) believes that statistics lie but uses them anyway, and (d) knows that the time for data journalism has come. Do … Continue reading

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Lumpers, splitters and tabletops

TweetI can’t remember who said this, but there are basically only two types of thinkers (hence writers) – lumpers and splitters. Lumpers are those casual, freethinking types who put things together as the big picture, not being too¬† bothered by … Continue reading

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