How to be trustworthy about data - EXPeditions

How to be trustworthy about data

by David Spiegelhalter
  • Key point 1
    Numbers can be manipulated to look frightening or reassuring.
  • Key point 2
    Organisations and politicians need to demonstrate trustworthiness in order to earn trust.
  • Key point 3
    Transparent data-based claims should be accessible, comprehensible, usable and assessable.
  • Key point 4
    We can counter misinformation by “pre-bunking” it; be the first to tell people the misinformation and explain why it’s not true.