The Guardian’s Reader’s Editor admits today that the paper is not too good with numbers.
Opinion polls make powerful news. In a democracy, weight is given to the views of the people.
Keeping track of the impact of cuts in public spending is not an easy task. There are no sound statistical sources to consult.
On 23 November The Guardian published a political poll showing that Labour was ahead as Ed Miliband returned from paternity leav
Is the UK doing enough to identify and treat infections by HIV and hepatitis? The evidence suggests that it is not, and that complacency in the face of these threats is unjustified.