Reporting Figures

  laurie53 06:52 07 Apr 09

According to a new report, 25% of pensioners feel their lives are getting worse.

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Of course, it does mean that 75%, three quarters, do not feel their lives are getting worse, but what sort of a headline is that?

  Quickbeam 07:08 07 Apr 09

"the figures can't lie, but liars can figure", springs to mind.

  Jim Thing 10:39 07 Apr 09

It's all in the way it's spun. I remember, a few years ago, some comic (Jeremy Clarkson perhaps?) quoting a report which claimed that three fatal accidents in every ten involved drivers who'd been drinking — and therefore that it's the seven sober drivers in every ten that are the greater danger to the public.

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