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Murray, David; Schwartz, Joel; Lichter, S. Robert - It Ain't Necessarily So - 9780742510951 - V9780742510951
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It Ain't Necessarily So

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Description for It Ain't Necessarily So Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFD; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 162 x 20. Weight in Grams: 525.
Airplane crashes. The AIDS epidemic. Presidential election polls and voting results. Global warming. The latest cancer scare. All these news stories require scientific savvy first, to report, and then—for news consumers—to understand. It Ain't Necessarily So cuts through the miasma surrounding media reporting of scientific studies, surveys, and statistics. Whether the problem is bad science, media politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge, this book gives news consumers the tools to penetrate the hype and dig out the facts. Don't stop flying, run to the doctor, or change your diet before reading It Ain't Necessarily So.

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Rowman & Littlefield United States
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Lanham, MD, United States
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About Murray, David; Schwartz, Joel; Lichter, S. Robert
David Murray is the director of research at the Statistical Assessment Service (STATS). Joel Schwartz is an adjunct senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and is the author of several books. S. Robert Lichter is co-director of the nonpartisan Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) and co-author of over ten books, including Peepshow (ISBN 0742500101). All three authors live ... Read more

Reviews for It Ain't Necessarily So
Excellent and devastating new book. . . . Provides a real education on media fraud, which is infinitely more important than media bias.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
This title offers tools to assist in understanding what and how media reports.
Ann Arbor News
Risk and uncertainty plague our daily lives, especially when they drive media headlines. But ... Read more

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