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Danger of data fuelling fear and what must change

MONTREUX: There needs to be greater work by the media to accurately and responsibly use data or a vital tool could be used for nefarious means, data scientist David McCandless has said.

In an interactive session at Citywire Montreux 2017, the author and journalist said media manipulation of data to create fear was a huge and persistent problem that needs to be addressed.

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