How to defend yourself against misleading statistics in the news

Journalist Sanne Blauw breaks down misleading statistics (Photo: TEDxMaastricht)

Journalist and economist Sanne Blauw breaks down misleading statistics (Photo: TEDxMaastricht)

Sanne Blauw is journalist for Amsterdam-based De Correspondent. At TEDxMaastricht, she shares some of the key ways news stories misrepresent statistics and give strategies for readers to separate the real from the sensational.

Watch her whole talk below:

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