Thursday, 27 November 2014

Reporter's Notebook

All posts from: November 2011

Are politicians scared of being caught spinning statistics?

Fri, 25 Nov 2011

The government has once again attracted the attention of the UK Statistics Authority for its handling of official figures.

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Can't pay or won't pay? Whither the upfront fee?

Wed, 16 Nov 2011

An experienced South African researcher has asked the country’s marketing research association to step in and investigate the “phenomenon” of research buyers who do not pay 60% of the agreed fee when a contract is confirmed between client and agency.

The 'right to be forgotten' is a 'false expectation'

Mon, 14 Nov 2011

Internet users should have the right to delete their data at any time, according to EU commissioner Viviane Reding – but we should not give people “false expectations”, warned UK culture minister Ed Vaizey (pictured) in a speech earlier this month.