Bad graph hunting

Much can go wrong when making data visualisations.

Creating graphs is a key way to communicate statistics. There are many steps to this process, and graphs have a grammar.

Studying bad examples is often a good way to learn. Through failure, gain insights into the means of success.

Google cards

The Google card for reported Covid-19 surveillance deaths is inaccurate. The rolling average calculation is incorrect.



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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.