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Rapid Decline in 2020 Box Office Profits: Will the industry recover in 2021?

Rapid Decline in 2020 Box Office Profits: Will the industry recover in 2021?
slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib), dataviz by Steven Shoemaker (@_stevenshoe)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: bar graph

Source: Steven Shoemaker, https://public.tableau.com/en-us/gallery/no-more-movie-theaters-decline-box-office?tab=viz-of-the-day&type=viz-of-the-day

Paired Texts

Linnane, Ciara. “Why cinema will survive the coronavirus pandemic.” December 4, 2020: MarketWatch.

Whitten, Sarah. “Movie theaters in jeopardy as studios move blockbusters to 2021, audiences stay home.” September 29, 2020: CNBC.

Potential Math Content: bar graphs, proportional reasoning (e.g. why do $0m and $1m look the same on this graph?), predicting data

Potential Content Connections: pop culture, movies, effects of the pandemic

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