Talk:How to Lie with Statistics

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Twisted statistics[edit]

Huff talks less about errors made during the research itself, than about the countless ways advertisers and politicians twist the statistics after they've been gathered.

Hm, maybe I should mention that in the article. --Uncle Ed 20:00, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes, but he does touch on errors made during research; e.g., he discusses the problem of response rate in surveys and the problem of comparing apples to oranges when talking about whether a survey of Yale graduates' income can be compared to the Census Bureau's average income of all Americans. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 155.104.37.17 (talk) 21:51, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

Edit[edit]

I added the chapter names, info about the illustrator and a bit more about the book and its success

Still a Stub[edit]

This article has been tagged a stub for a long time. Is there anything else to add or to expand? 12:47, 21 October 2010 (UTC)

It could have more on critical reaction, follow-up, that sort of thing ... but I agree, it is no longer a "stub" (which implies that basic material is missing). - DavidWBrooks (talk) 12:49, 21 October 2010 (UTC)

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I added the Chapters names, info about the illustrator and a bit more about the book ands its success.

Last edited at 04:58, 4 August 2007 (UTC). Substituted at 18:20, 29 April 2016 (UTC)