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Risky Talk

13 EpisodesProduced by Ilan GoodmanWebsite

How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.

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Doing Journalism with Data

Statistics need care and context - but journalists are under pressure to craft engaging stories. Is there a way of doing both? 

Joining David to explore how you turn data into a clear and compelling story are:

Caelainn Barr - Data Projects Editor at The Guardian

Tom Chivers - Science Editor at UnHerd and the author of How To Read Numbers: A Guide to Statistics in the News (and Knowing When to Trust Them)

Paul Milner - Programmes Director at National Numeracy

Check out Tom’s Statistical Style Guide at howtoreadnumbers.com and sign up to the campaign!

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Views to share? Get in touch on Twitter @RiskyTalkPod or email riskytalk@maths.cam.ac.uk

Risky Talk is produced by Ilan Goodman for the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge.

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