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Simple data visualisations have become key to communicating about the COVID-19 pandemic, but we know little about their impact

Kennedy, Helen (2020) Simple data visualisations have become key to communicating about the COVID-19 pandemic, but we know little about their impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

If you had mentioned ‘flattening the curve’ in 2019, chances are you would have been met with a blank stare. However, almost halfway through 2020, the language of data visualisation has become commonplace, and data visualisations are widely used to communicate about the pandemic to the public. However, as Helen Kennedy observes, their power to influence the public is still little understood.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2020 08:27
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2020 23:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104858

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