Video: Numbers and the News

Thursday 29 October 2009, 12:47

David Hayward David Hayward of Hayward Black Media is a writer, journalist and consultant for local TV. Twitter: @david_hbm

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Michael Blastland was on excellent form speaking to students at the University of Bedfordshire as part of the BBC Radio 4 university tour.

He gave a College of Journalism masterclass on the importance of understanding numbers in journalism - what to look out for, what to question and, most importantly, when to ask: is it a big number? 

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