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MisInfoDay 2022

A virtual educational program for MisInfo Day 2022.

How to Debunk Deceptive Data


How to Debunk Deceptive Data

Numbers can be very persuasive – but, just like other information, they can be used in misleading ways. How do we know if we can believe the statistics and data graphics we see in headlines and social media posts? CIP co-founder Jevin West, co-creator of the popular UW course Calling Bull, will walk through a few examples of how to recognize misleading uses of data.  

Video (25 min)


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