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Experts pick the best charts for tracking coronavirus

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not all graphics are created equal... well-intentioned designs can mislead the public ... we asked six experts to identify the graphics that do the best job of telling an important story about coronavirus... the simpler, the better...

with data being so sparse, incomplete... traditional visualizations ... may give readers a delusional impression of accuracy and certainty... good journalism is about explaining how to read those charts... the purpose of visualization isn’t just visualization per se, but helping people make sense of data...

Sometimes the best visualization is a nice table... straightforward... constantly updated... without outliers or large scale differences breaking the design...

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