Recently spotted on the Duarte Blog: Cheating by Charting. An excerpt from Spear’s Practical Charting Techniques. This stuff is genius.

Methinks this could be used in math class. “Hey kids, we’re going to play Corporate Spin today. You’ll hide a disappointing stat in a graph so the public doesn’t realize how much we’re polluting/raising prices/whatever.” (My, I didn’t realize I was feeling so cynical today…)