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Manifesto for Putting 'Chartjunk' in the Trash 2021!

@article{Akbaba2021ManifestoFP,
  title={Manifesto for Putting 'Chartjunk' in the Trash 2021!},
  author={Derya Akbaba and John Bart Wilburn and Main T. Nance and Miriah D. Meyer},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2109.10132}
}
In this provocation we ask the visualization research community to join us in removing chartjunk from our research lexicon. We present an etymology of chartjunk, framing its provocative origins as misaligned, and harmful, to the ways the term is currently used by visualization researchers. We call on the community to dissolve chartjunk from the ways we talk about, write about, and think about the graphical devices we design and study. As a step towards this goal we contribute a performance of… 
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