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Comment: Re:Fault McCandless, not GE (Score 2) 123

by anthroboy (#36647654) Attached to: Calling Out GE's Misleading Data Visualizations

I think we should make a distinction between GE, the company hosting the site, and Stephen McCandless, the rather famous data visualization specialist who created the figures.

Yes, the latter was hired to produce the misleading figures, and the former selected, hired and paid for that work. Why exactly does this exonerate GE of responsibility for the images it commissioned and hosts on its site?

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