In this section we will learn how to produce graphs in RStudio! In R you can produce simple graphs like a histogram or a bar-plot or even maps and interactive graphs!

Many media outlets and/or polling agencies even public institutions are using RStudio to produce graphs and reports.

For example the BBC team developed the package below which is free to use if you want to create BBC style graphics!

BBC Visual and Data Journalism cookbook for R graphics

We will start by creating some simple graphs to learn the basic commands.