The Guardian

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 09/01/2012 - 17:56

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16,000 new supermarkets on the drawing board?

The Guardian’s Reader’s Editor admits today that the paper is not too good with numbers.

David Lipsey :: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:49

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Discrediting polls

Opinion polls make powerful news. In a democracy, weight is given to the views of the people.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 16:03

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Dog eats dog on The Guardian

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 14:48

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Crowdsourcing the cuts: statistics or propaganda?

Keeping track of the impact of cuts in public spending is not an easy task. There are no sound statistical sources to consult.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/02/2011 - 14:18

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Odd birth claims: The Guardian weighs in

Last Wednesday I chided The Sun for misculating the odds of giving birth to three babies at

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 31/12/2010 - 12:15

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The great uncounted of Westminster

Nice to see an article about the

David Lipsey :: Tue, 30/11/2010 - 14:41

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The perils of overplaying the polls

On 23 November The Guardian published a political poll showing that Labour was ahead as Ed Miliband returned from paternity leav

Sheila Bird :: Thu, 11/11/2010 - 14:35

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Better surveillance of HIV and hepatitis long overdue

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.