Unintentional Venn diagram suggests opposite meaning

Posted to Mistaken Data  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Most people probably wouldn’t think much about this poster that shows the values of Thomson Reuters. But when you think of the graphic as a Venn diagram, it’s hard to see much else.

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