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RJI: Understanding patterns media use among young adults

By Reynolds Journalism Institute During her 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellowship, Mary Grigsby, a professor of rural sociology at the University of Missouri, is qualitatively examining young careerists’ changing media behaviors and how their motivations and preferences will influence current and future news products and services. She presented preliminary findings at the Missouri/Kansas Associated Press Publishers and … Continue reading

5 tips for training print reporters to produce quality mobile journalism

By Judd Slivka One of the problems with mobile phones is that they’re so ubiquitous. Oddly, that’s one of the advantages, too. But if you’re trying to convert your newsroom into a group of gatherers, the ubiquity of the phone presents a problem on both the management side and on the reporter side. The crux … Continue reading

How to redesign 2: Getting to know you

Begin with a frank and comprehensive look at who your readers are. The answer will be the cornerstone of a successful redesign: Who are your readers? What else do they read, what do they watch, how do they spend their time? Why do they read you? What unique information or perspective do you bring to … Continue reading

Wired: Jerry Seinfeld on How to Not Be a Jerk in the Digital Age

As technology pioneers, we are inundated with new gadgets, services, apps, messaging, games, and media. We’re dosing, vaping, and Lyfting. And that means there are new rules for how to behave. Is it OK to answer an email during dinner? Is Google Glass ever cool? We got some help from Jerry Seinfeld, keen observer of … Continue reading

News Corp snaps up ‘social news agency’ Storyful for $25M

While most online video and other social media content is junk, there are hidden gems in there — and they can be exceptionally valuable to news agencies. Storyful combs through that content, aggregating stories from sites like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, and verifying the sources in the process. And now it’s part of News Corp., Rupert … Continue reading

Facebook redesign

Facebook overhauls news feed to give more space to music, games and ads. The new design will be gradually made available over the coming weeks, with users able to sign up to a waiting list for early access. Zuckerberg said the Facebook news feed aimed to create a “personalised newspaper” for the site.   Facebook … Continue reading

A social mobile plan that’s always evolving

Video at TIM BETA Kids are always experimenting, trying new things. In a word, they’re beta. So when TIM, one of Brazil’s largest mobile carriers, wanted to speak to them, they asked us to create a campaign in their language. TIM Beta was born: a ever-changing social campaign that lets kids co-create their plan. We … Continue reading

Aston Martin DB10

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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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