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How to Lie with Maps

Widespread Racial Diversity Sharp Racial Differences These two maps display the same data from the racial composition of students in the Hartford area for the 2009-2010 academic year. Both of the data visualizations are mathematically correct, in that they both … Continue reading

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Excercise 7: How To Lie With Maps

Racial Diversity in Hartford Area Schools: 2009-10 Racial Diversity in Hartford Area Schools: 2009-10 The two maps above display the same information. Interestingly enough, I was able to use the same data and display two completely different interpretations of that … Continue reading

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Lying with Maps

How to Lie with Maps: Map Depicting Much Racial Diversity in Hartford School Districts, 09-10 Map Depicting Little Racial Diversity in Hartford School Districts, 09-10 Both of these maps display the same data; however, each graph tells an entirely different … Continue reading

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Exercise 7: How To Lie With Maps

Sharp Racial Divisions Widespread Racial Diversity The two maps above both depict the same data for the percent of minority students in Hartford-area school districts for the 2009-2010 school year. However, the first map shows sharp racial divisions in the … Continue reading

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Exercise 7: How To Lie With Maps

Hartford Area School Racial Diversity (2009-2010 Academic School Year) Hartford Area School Racial Division (2009-2010 Academic School Year) Using the data from the racial composition of students in the Hartford area, both of the data visualizations are mathematically accurate towards … Continue reading

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Stretching the Truth with Data Visualization

Racial Data for Greater Hartford School Districts 2009-2010 My intentions were to show stark racial division between Greater Hartford area school districts in 2009-2010 with the map above. To accomplish this I manipulated the data and selected colors that would … Continue reading

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How to Lie with Maps

2009-10 Hartford Area School District Racial Diversity 2009-10 Hartford Area School District Racial Division Both maps illustrate the percentage of minority students in the Hartford area school district in the year 2009-10 . Although they seem to display different information, … Continue reading

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How to Lie With Maps

Map 1: This map shows sharp racial divisions in the outlined towns of Connecticut. Map 2: This map shows a more widespread racial diversity throughout the selected towns of Connecticut. The two maps shown above are both interpretations of the … Continue reading

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How to Lie with Maps

Both of my maps are the same however, they are manipulated differently.  The first map shows racial diversity by increasing the number of buckets.  By increasing the number of buckets this alters the scale which allows for more district variation. … Continue reading

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Exercise 7: How to Lie With Maps

Racial Diversity in the Hartford Area (2009-2010) Racial Segregation in the Hartford Area (2009-2010) Explanation: The first map, which includes a variety of rainbow-colored districts, presents Hartford and its surrounding suburbs as racially diverse. This image of racial diversity was achieved … Continue reading

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Exercise 7 – How To Lie With Maps

Map of Diversity in Hartford Area, 2009-10 Map Of Racial Division in Hartford Area, 2009-10 While both maps display the exact same data, the first map is meant to exaggerate diversity and the second is meant to exaggerate racial divisions. … Continue reading

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