- Understand Facts and Figures to Report the Truth
- Seminar Snapshot
- Time Estimate:
- One hour
About Seminar Snapshots
A Seminar Snapshot captures the key learning points of a seminar presentation at The Poynter Institute or at another training event. A snapshot features edited video highlights and other materials offered during a seminar presentation.
Don't be quick to draw conclusions in formal studies only to misinform your readers. Researchers are very specific about numbers. Be a good journalist. Understand their findings before conveying information to your readers.
This recording is an introduction to science and math terms. Learn how to interpret stats and size up numbers. Understand the different types of graphs so you can read or chart numerical information. Know how to find an average in mean, median and mode.
This video replay is from Poynter's Sensemaking seminar. Presenters and seminar participants share their perspectives as contributors to the digital Fifth Estate.
Who should take this course:
Reporters who deal with graphs, chats, percentages and numbers.