WorldCat Identities

Murray, David 1946-

Overview
Works: 3 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 1,151 library holdings
Genres: Sources 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN4784.T3, 070.4495
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Murray
It ain't necessarily so : how media make and unmake the scientific picture of reality by David Murray( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses hard data and science to debunk a number of common misconceptions surrounding topics including missing children, cell phones, breast implants, AIDS, cancer, radiation, vitamins, and violent crime rates
It ain't necessarily so : how the media remake our picture of reality by David Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It ain't necessarily so by Michael Jacobs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Murray talked about the book he co-wrote with Joel Schwartz and S. Robert Lichter It Ain't Necessarily So: How Media Make and Unmake the Scientific Picture of Reality, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. The book addresses the issue of how media can alter scientific and statistical studies in order to sensationalize the results. During the presentation Mr. Murray addressed a wide array of topics and how the media covers them, including television's Xena Warrior Princess, breast cancer, AIDS, and Erin Brockovich. After the presentation, Mr. Murray answered questions from members of the audience
 
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It ain't necessarily so : how media make and unmake the scientific picture of reality
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English (13)

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It ain't necessarily so : how the media remake our picture of reality