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What are the world’s biggest fears? How much have they been amplified by the media? Is fear increasing? 

Our popular “Mountains out of Molehills” image from 2007 updated and made interactive. Roll over categories to reveal media scares & accompanying headlines. Scale to the ebola spike or number of deaths by hitting the switches.

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Concept & Design: David McCandless
Additional Design & Code: Fabio Bergamaschi


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