Most commonly known for its rankings (e.g. Fortune 500 is the annual ranking of the largest corporations by revenue in the United States), Fortune is one of the most influential business magazine in circulation (Ipsos Affluent Survey, 2016). Published and owned by Time Inc., Fortune can be found both in print and digital media. It… Continue reading Summary Fact Checking Project: Should we trust Fortune?
Liar liar pants on fire I was once also a liar in creating graphs, I might even be a ‘good’ one according to Cairo’s (2015) strategies for becoming a good liar: Hiding relevant data to highlight what benefits us Displaying too much data to obscure reality Using graphic forms in inappropriate ways (distorting the data)… Continue reading Is it Fog or Pollution?
Generally, when we talk about China, no matter if you have been there or haven't had the chance yet, what are the images and words that pop up in your head about China? Made in China? AliExpress? It is a big country? There are a lot of Chinese people? Chinese food? Panda? Pollution? Economic growth?… Continue reading Misleading data of China, to get ahead or hide vulnerability?
A few weeks ago I watched a Chinese movie called "Go away Mr. Tumor" (滚蛋吧！肿瘤君), it's a story about a 29 years old girl fighting her cancer: non-Hodgkinlymphoma, which my grandpa had as well. It was a sad movie but inspiring at the same time. The movie reminds me so much of the year of 2013.… Continue reading 2013