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The statisticians at Fox News use classic and novel graphical techniques to lead with data


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Simple but powerful introduction to the rhetorical power of statistical data. One thing the author doesn't hammer home: these graphics are all on TELEVISION, where users are least likely to have the time to carefully check the labelling of the axes etc.

There's a fine line between leading with data and misleading with data.

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