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Fake News: Separating Truth From Fiction: 6. Statistics

Statistics As Support

Statistics can be powerfully persuasive when employed in the proper context.  Politicians in particular are fond of using statistics to convince people to support their platforms.  The Internet provides the easiest way of obtaining the most current statistics.  Government sites and professional associations or organizations are the most reliable.  A few selected resources are provided below, but ultimately your topic might require searching beyond the provided links.

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