Lying with statistics

This week’s* SOCRMx tasK:

“… locate an example of lying with statistics—whether inadvertent or not—in the wild, online…One place to look for potential examples of ‘lying with statistics’ is in news reports about economics, science, health, education, politics, or another field where numerical data get reported. Other possibilities are advertisements, government or company reports, marketing information, and even popular memes. Your example might be a table, graph, infographic, or short written passage. Continue reading “Lying with statistics”