The Pandemic News is Bad Enough Without Lying About the Numbers

Two recent “accicental” cases of miscounting highlight why people don’t trust the media or government

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The Texas Tribune erroneously reported 5800 children were hospitalized in the state the first week of August. It turns out this number was since the start of the pandemic. That’s not a small error. Yesterday, August 12, the paper issued an unapologetic…

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