Suspect Data Analytics

Gunjan Syal
Diaries of a Change Junkie
2 min readNov 7, 2022
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I have been binging on Mona Chalabi’s TED Talks lately. Mona is an accomplished data journalist and has an inspirational way of bringing the data closer to the topics of real social impact. I especially enjoy it when she is joined by a puppet representing her mother’s accomplished spirit. Mona shares the term ‘suspect statistics’ in one of her TED Talks. The topic is spotting bad statistics. This is not necessarily malicious statistics put together to mislead people; it could be statistics that are easy to misinterpret or lack clarity. The end result is distorted representation of facts.

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Gunjan Syal
Diaries of a Change Junkie

I build, innovate and scale success in a way that the results are visible, measurable and repeatable, through responsible innovation.