Communications about COVID: Have they been trustworthy? by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter – 2021 Dangoor lecture. Recorded on 26 October 2021. The pandemic has been notable for the vast traffic in official and unofficial information and claims. Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge, looks at how statistical evidence has been communicated, and the extent to which it was intended to persuade rather than inform. Plus, hear some horror stories about personal communication disasters.
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