Editorial cartoonist Tom Toles takes Data Journalists to task:

The real issue is Relative Importance. Some data are REALLY important, and some are not. Let’s describe it as like the difference between the Sun and a Grapefruit. Data journalism as it’s normally talked about tends to treat them as kinda the same. Data! What am I working up to here? I’m working up to THIS. (via Friday Rant: Data-Driven to Distraction edition)

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