Friday, November 20, 2015

Vox explains: How to use the y-axis in statistics to lie and confuse the public on almost anything

In other words, something big changes when you start the y-axis at zero, and that's what changes everything. The website Vox is one you should check out once or twice a week, especially after a major news event like the ISIS terror attack on Paris. They look at things from a different angle and don't fall in line like so many in the media always seem to do.

Now about that y-axis. . .