Lies, Darn Lies, and Modern Media Statistics

Most of us have utilized our unfettered, nearly-instantaneous access to an nigh-infinite amount of information to make sure we never learn a darn thing we don’t want too.

Andrew Donaldson

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Timo Newton-Syms from Helsinki, Finland and Chalfont St Giles, Bucks, UK, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

“Statistics,” the late great Vin Scully quipped, “are used much like a drunk uses a lamp post: for…

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Andrew Donaldson

Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media