Political DataViz: Who Lies More – A Comparison (Robert Mann) – UPDATED

DJT is mendacious and unethical.

Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog

UPDATE – October 23, 2016

Readers:

I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Click here to go to my blog post about this workbook.

Thanks,

Michael

UPDATE – September 21, 2016

Readers:

I have created my own interactive version of this chart and published it to Tableau Public. Click here to go to my blog post about this workbook.

Thanks,

Michael

UPDATE – August 6th, 2016

Readers:

The author of the chart below, Robert Mann, reached out to me today. Robert has created a website where he explains the methodology he used to create this chart and answer some of your questions.

You can visit Robert’s web site by clicking here.

Below is some information about Robert and his web site.

Best Regards,

Michael

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How to Make This Editor Happy

Reblogging so I can find again later.

Building Worlds

During the submissions period for Ye Olde Magick Shoppe, my current anthology project, I received around a hundred submissions. Some were of beginner quality, which is not a bad thing per se, since it means that the authors can improve their work through feedback. Other works were of higher quality, but didn’t mesh well with my own particular aesthetic preferences; other editors may well accept such work, even if I didn’t. Unfortunately, between the sheer number of submissions and my own time constraints, I did not give individualized feedback to the submitters—which is not fair of me, since they did put in the work.

I think it’s worthwhile, therefore, to write up a post discussing some of the common patterns among work that was not accepted for the anthology. That way, authors considering submitting their work to me in the future will know more about my preferences, and whether…

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