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ERIC Number: EJ622781
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-3535
Running with the Numbers.
McGinty, Jo Craven; Niles, Robert
Communication: Journalism Education Today, v34 n3 p3-12 Spr 2001
Notes professional journalists know they cannot be efficient news reporters without being able to do basic math. Describes five kinds of calculations journalists use, kinds of stories calculations appear in, and how to work with them. Discusses questions to ask about the reliability of data. Offers exercises dealing with mean and median, percent and per capita, and reading graphs and charts. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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