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Quotable | Forbes: Data and “Truth”

From Kalev Leetaru’s “Why Stopping ‘Fake News’ is So Hard” in Forbes:

Data is not the same as “truth” and no matter how large a mountain of evidence you have, the same numbers can be used to support many different conclusions. Into this world, perhaps the best approach might be to recognize that instead of “fake” and “true” news we have a hundred shades of gray in between.

About Kristin Fontichiaro

Kristin Fontichiaro is the principal investigator of this IMLS-funded project and a clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information.