Posts Tagged ‘maps’

June 6th, 2011

How to lie with Charts

Spheres of colour

I’ve spoken before about the great cartographic course I took during my undergrad that referred to the book How to Lie with Maps. Many of the lectures (and examples in the book) contained examples of chart and map errors/propaganda/lies. Since then I have kept an eye out for other examples. I am often rewarded with examples such as this:

Debt chart with graphic error