Basic introduction to percentages; the difference between average and mean (and when reporting the mean is newsworthy); and a quick guide to the inexact science of estimating the size of crowds.

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## 10 Comments

I used to trust math more than words…

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/megansmoulder/2017/11/15/watch-the-figures/

Math, oh boy.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/chriskacz/2017/11/16/newsroom-math/

Journalists and math

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/andreameyers/2017/11/17/newsroom-math/

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/emilyscrabot/2017/11/17/newsroom-math/

A great tool for the future

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/courtneywilliams/2017/11/17/newsroom-math/

I CAN DO ZAT I CAN DO ZAT

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/patrickcrossen/2017/12/02/newsroom-math/

Keep it simple.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/austinshaw/2017/12/02/newsroom-math/

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/abrauer/2017/12/04/newsroom-math/

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/stevedumnich/2017/12/04/newsroom-math/

When I last encountered percentages I was but a learner. Now I am the master.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/jackmurphy/2017/12/05/newsroom-math/