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
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