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Numbers are supposedly objective. After all, they are calculated by universal rules. But numerical data can be manipulated to mislead people and more than ever, people need to be data literate and check the accuracy – and context – of data that they read and see, especially in the news. 

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Numbers are supposedly objective. After all, they are calculated by universal rules. But numerical data can be manipulated to mislead people and more than ever, people need to be data literate and check the accuracy – and context – of data that they read and see, especially in the news.