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Feb. 21, 2013, 2:05 p.m.
LINK: towcenter.org  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   February 21, 2013

Taylor Owen at Columbia’s Tow Center on the back-and-forth between The New York Times and electric-car maker Tesla:

The Tesla Affair reinforces that: data does not equal fact; that context matters enormously to data journalism; that trust and documentation are even more important in a world of data journalism; and that companies will continue to prioritize positive PR over good journalism in reviews of their products.

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