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How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information

February 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami (UM). He is the author of ‘How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information’ (2019), ‘The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication’ (2016) and ‘The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2013).


February 7, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rosenau Hall – 133
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States + Google Map