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Numbed by the Numbers: Tragedies in the News

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Numbed by the Numbers: Tragedies in the News

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From bombings in Iraq to mass killings in Darfur, sometimes the sheer numbers from tragedies can feel overwhelming. Paul Moore, public editor for the Baltimore Sun, talks about how his newspaper is trying to crack through the data and help readers find meaning behind the numbers in the news.

Paul Moore, public editor, the Baltimore Sun

Ellen Peters, senior research scientist, Decision Research

Walker Gladden, youth coordinator, The Rose Street Center, Baltimore, MD