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2013 Q1 Research Report 3: Usage of smartphones together with tablets for news has more than doubled RJI-DPA Mobile Media Research Project

Report examines the use of media tablets and smartphones for news. Respondents who had used a tablet and/or a smartphone during the week prior to taking the surveys increased by only three percentage points overall between Q1 2012 and Q1 2013. But within this grouping, the percentage of news consumers who used both mobile devices … Continue reading

NYT’s front-page Instagram

Nick Laham “took what space I could get and worked with it” to capture of New York Yankees players on the team’s photo day. So yes. That was me in the locker room bathroom shooting portraits of the New York Yankees players with my iPhone. He processed the photos with Instagram, and one ended up … Continue reading

The State of the News Media 2013

Overview In 2012, a continued erosion of news reporting resources converged with growing opportunities for those in politics, government agencies, companies and others to take their messages directly to the public. Signs of the shrinking reporting power are documented throughout this year’s report. Estimates for newspaper newsroom cutbacks in 2012 put the industry down 30% … Continue reading

Lionel Barber’s email to FT staff outlining digital-first strategy

                              Dear Colleagues, In my New Year message, I said 2013 would test our resolve to move further and faster to support top quality journalism in a rapidly changing media landscape. I now want to set out in detail how we … Continue reading

Pushing Automated Image Correction into the 21st Century

For the first time in history, the many thousands of publishers, photographers, creative studios and premedia operations prevented from taking advantage of professional quality, automated, image editing and correction — primarily because of price – are given a long overdue option in the easy-to-use, high throughput and economical desktop application: Organic Imaging, a new brand … Continue reading

Tools of the trade: Mobile Journalism Reporting by RJI

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How to create your first app for the iPhone

  If you’ve ever wondered how creating an app for the iPhone (3GS/4/4S/5) works, here is a free webinar for you! We will walk you through how to use our free tools to create your first pages and make your first app. Who should attend? All current users of Mag+ Anyone interested in digital publishing … Continue reading

Windows 8 Lands on 14 Conde Nast Covers

For 14 of Conde Nast‘s December issues of magazines including Wired, The New Yorker, Vogue and Glamour, the covers won’t look anything like the standard ones. Instead, they’ll look like Windows 8 Start screens… Microsoft’s massive ad campaign promoting Windows 8 has arrived in magazines from publishers including Hearst, Time Inc. and Conde Nast. But … Continue reading

Five Years After the First Kindle, Amazon Girds for the Digital Fight

Five years ago today— Amazon (AMZN) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos appeared before a group of journalists and publishing executives at the W Hotel in lower Manhattan to introduce something completely unexpected from a company widely thought of at the time as an online retailer: an electronic reading device. Oddly shaped, with a sluggish black-and-white screen … Continue reading

RJ Institute Opens New Application Development Lab

The newly-remodeled space in RJI’s Futures Lab is equipped with Windows-based laptops, tablets, hybrids and smartphones. The lab also includes Xbox 360 gaming systems with Kinect for Xbox 360-enabled motion, gaming and videoconferencing capabilities that will allow for new forms of interaction in business, communications and health care experiments. In addition to hardware, software and … Continue reading

Aston Martin DB10

Production will be strictly limited to 10 of the bespoke sports cars, developed and built by the designers, engineers and highly skilled craftspeople at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters.

Architect Oscar Niemeyer

"My work is not about form follows function, but form follows beauty or, even better, form follows feminine."

BACK to BASICS: Portraits

Portraits of people are one of the first elements of the photography used in newspapers.

Typography: x-heigh

In typography, x-heigh refers to the heigh of lower case letters without upper or lower parts when compared to capital letters...

Designer George Lois

“I always knew I was the most talented kid in the school, ” says George Lois of his time at Music and Art. “I was lucky to be exposed to the city’s best art education"...

BODY COPY

Newspaper typefaces require a higher legibility then typefaces used for other printed products. Newspaper are printed on a paper of lesser quality under high speed.

How to redesign 1

Good redesign is driven by a deep understanding of the editorial mission of the publication.

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.

Design Facts

Three elements that will greatly help you to understand how readers are observing you.

Typeface: NY Times Magazine

Sunday Magazine is an expansive family of fonts for information in tiny spaces and headlines at large sizes.

Infographics

When, why and whether to use infographic. The basic fact is that infographic refresh the publication, and it contributes to originality of your product.

A well-designed publication

Everything that a well-designed publication must have...

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