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Misleading Graphs Know the dirty tricks so you wont be deceived

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Theres an entire blog! www.forbes.com/sites/naomirobbins She even had a Bad Graph Contest http://www.forbes.com/sites/naomirobbins/201 2/05/30/winner-of-the-bad-graph-contest- announced-2/

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Manipulate the Vertical Axis OriginalVertical axis chopped Magnify differences Distort proportionality

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Manipulate the vertical axis OriginalVertical axis extended Everybody seems shorter Tax the rich, spread the poverty

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Manipulate the Data Selection OriginalChopped off some years Choose a beginning year to make it look like theres been astounding growth. Or to make it look like theres been little growth.

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Manipulate the Horizontal Axis OriginalStretch or compress Make slopes (rates of change) look steeper (compress the axis) or more gradual (stretch the axis)

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Graphic Arts Overkill 3-D perspectives that distort plain meaning

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More web references http://grandgraphs.tumblr.com/ http://flowingdata.com/ – http://flowingdata.com/2012/05/23/venn-pie- agrams/ http://flowingdata.com/2012/05/23/venn-pie- agrams/ – http://flowingdata.com/2012/06/25/chart- chooser-helps-you-choose-charts/ http://flowingdata.com/2012/06/25/chart- chooser-helps-you-choose-charts/

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