Wednesday 12 February 2014, 09:54
The weight of number-based news arriving in the inboxes of journalists can be overwhelming, and the impact of a statistic in a story can be huge. Before we report it we have to be confident it deserves that impact.
A blog for the College of Journalism at the BBC Academy, discussing current technical, ethical, production and craft issues in journalism.
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