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TML

The Economist has a real a problem with this. I remember seeing this graphic last year with a truncated axis: http://cdn.static-economist.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/original-size/images/2015/08/blogs/graphic-detail/20150829_woc578_0.png

Does the axis starting at 0 rule only apply to American charts and not English charts? Or does the Economist just not care?

Joe Crawford

Also leaves out the Batman serials.

James Bellitto

I agree with the width problem, understanding where weight comes into play in the original graph seems misleading.

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