Headlines

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Headline on photographs

The eternal dilemma! Dilemma of all editors on the planet Earth – to put or not put the headline or any kind of type in the photo. I’ve worked with editors who either love the headlines in the photo, or hate it. I know designers who have different theories about it, but trust me, all … Continue reading

Headlines – centered or flush left, part 2

Centered headlines dominated newspapers for decades, in the seventies (last century) some newspapers have started to experiment with the flush left alignment in headlines. One of the first paper that applied this trend and transfer it to captions, leads and some other minor elements is the Chicago Daily News. To make a comment on what … Continue reading

Headlines – centered or flush left

Centered headlines give the newspaper more classic and traditional look,. Flush left headlines are more modern and create more white on the side; This alignment must be accompanied with other elements that have the same alignment (quotes, leads, captions under the picture, the authors of the text, etc.), while this rule does not applie to … Continue reading

Headlines, the bigger the better

Fact – readers like headlines that are bigger. Every newspaper should have a set of rules for the headline sizes. This rule automatically assigns gradation to other headlines on the page. For example: Let say we talk about broadsheet newspaper. 48 point headline is average for its most important story (it will go up to … Continue reading

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Headline on photographs

The eternal dilemma! Dilemma of all editors on the planet Earth – to put or not put the headline or any kind of type in the photo.

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