Should data visualisations always tell a story?

I feel a bit of a fraud asking this question. It’s been asked, debated, blogged and further debated many times before. You can get opinions on the subject from people with much more experience in data visualisation than me. For example: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, Alberto Cairo, Jon Schwabish, Georgia Lupi, Chad Skelton, Sophie Sparkes, Robert Kosara […]