No, this isn't about creative accounting at the studios.
I was pleased to run across this clip on YouTube, where I also have a clip on the same topic - how interpretation of the "raw data" can be just as tricky as making pictures out of it:
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
(Santa Monica, CA – July 26, 2010) LaPuerta Books and Media today launched a new series of DVD training videos aimed at business students and professionals. The first title is How to Lie with Charts, a live interactive seminar based on the popular book by Gerald Everett Jones. According to LaPuerta marketing director David Drum, “Gerald’s been doing seminars for corporate clients based on this book, which over the years has become a kind of chartmaking bible for b-school students...(read the full release)
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