tisdag 16 maj 2017

Real or Fake News? Let Statistics Help: 7 Questions to Ask

This is Statistics:
There is a lot of discussion today about whether the stories we see in the news are real or fake. Statistical thinking can help you assess the validity of reports, claims from a new study, or other conclusions flashing through your social media feed. Here are a few tips from statisticians – experts in the scientific discipline of learning from data – for how to separate fact from fiction, science from salesmanship, precision from propaganda.