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Designing For Newspapers And Magazines

Author : Chris Frost
ISBN : 9781136589539
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 53. 99 MB
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A hugely beneficial introduction to students and professionals in print media and design, Designing for Newspapers and Magazines offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience using colour, text placement, typography and images. Written by an experienced journalist and designer, the book details the elements of good design and provides instruction on how to get the most of computers and computer-aided design. The book examines a broad range of local and national publications including The Sun, The Daily Mirror and Glamour magazine and explains the reasoning that underpins their design choice, including: how to set up a new publication planning an edition of a newspaper or magazine typography and working with text working with images and technical production designing pages and how to use colour design and journalism ethics a glossary of journalistic and design terms

Reporting For Journalists

Author : Chris Frost
ISBN : 9781135277857
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 64. 37 MB
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Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. It is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a useful guide for working professionals.

Design For Media

Author : Di Hand
ISBN : 9781317864028
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 58. 39 MB
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This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication to a professional standard, from pre-planning through to going to press or online. In providing the context, principles and thinking behind design over time, alongside the key practical techniques and know-how, this resource will enable you to present information clearly and effectively. Key features: Provides a complete resource, explaining the background, theory and application of design as well as the ‘how to’ Tutorials and exercises demonstrate how to create clean, attractive and well-targeted designs Supported by a comprehensive gallery of examples and case studies Highly illustrated throughout Colour ‘How to’ sections explain in detail how to create layouts and work with type, pictures and colour successfully Design for Media is a core resource for students and professionals in journalism, PR, advertising, design and across the media and creative sectors.

Print Journalism

Author : Richard Keeble
ISBN : 9781134243495
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Print Journalism provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries. This critical approach to newspaper and magazine practice highlights historical, theoretical, ethical and political debates and includes tips on the everyday skills of newspaper and magazine journalists, as well as tips for online writing and production. Crucial skills highlighted include: sourcing the news interviewing sub editing feature writing and editing reviewing designing pages pitching features In addition separate chapters focus on ethics, reporting courts, covering politics and copyright whilst others look at the history of newspapers and magazines, the structure of the UK print industry (including its financial organization) and the development of journalism education in the UK, helping to place the coverage of skills within a broader, critical context. All contributors are experienced practicing journalists as well as journalism educators from a broad range of UK universities.

Digital Sub Editing And Design

Author : Stephen Quinn
ISBN : 9781136029615
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 66. 24 MB
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This excellent book covers editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Learn how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. It also concentrates on design in the digital environment, introducing typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. The skills of picture editing are explored, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. These core skills and methods are then applied to the World Wide Web. Recent research into how people navigate Web pages is considered, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. The first section concentrates on editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Dr Quinn shows how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. The middle section concentrates on design in the digital environment. Chapter five introduces typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. Chapter six covers the principles of design and how they can be applied to print and electronic publications. Chapter seven looks at the skills of picture editing, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. Chapter eight investigates other forms of visual presentation such as diagrams, logos, maps and cartoons. In the final section, these core skills and methods are applied to the World Wide Web. Chapter nine considers recent research into how people navigate Web pages, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. Chapter ten examines how the principles of print design can (and cannot) be applied to Web pages.

Editing Across Media

Author : Ross F. Collins
ISBN : 9780786473427
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"This textbook aims to prepare university-level students for these expanded editing roles in an age of convergence. Thirteen authors examine both traditional editing roles and new editing needs to meet the demand of a changing industry. This textbook assumes nearly all media students will need competent editing knowledge to produce products of professional quality"--Provided by publisher.

Best Practices For Graphic Designers Grids And Page Layouts

Author : Amy Graver
ISBN : 9781592537853
Genre : Design
File Size : 39. 90 MB
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This unique, go-to guide for designers fully details the essential layout and design skills needed to succeed in this competitive industry. With fun and practical application, it offers valuable insight into strategy and business when working in the real world with real clients, starting with basic information on layout principles before delving more deeply into theory and application on a project-by-project basis. Illustrated with real-world assignments and case studies, this guide offers a behind-the-scenes take on the entire process and steps necessary to go from concept to final outcome, including how to overcome challenges presented along the way.

Journalism And New Media

Author : John V. Pavlik
ISBN : 9780231502672
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 65. 25 MB
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Ubiquitous news, global information access, instantaneous reporting, interactivity, multimedia content, extreme customization: Journalism is undergoing the most fundamental transformation since the rise of the penny press in the nineteenth century. Here is a report from the front lines on the impact and implications for journalists and the public alike. John Pavlik, executive director of the Center for New Media at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, argues that the new media can revitalize news gathering and reengage an increasingly distrustful and alienated citizenry. The book is a valuable reference on everything from organizing a new age newsroom to job hunting in the new media.

Magazine Production

Author : Jason Whittaker
ISBN : 9781317307549
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 88. 36 MB
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Magazine Production presents a guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final product. This second edition provides important revisions on these production processes by examining the technological and business advancements which have reshaped the magazine industry in the last decade. Brand new chapters document the rise of digital media and identify its impact on magazine creation. They also include new guidance on designing online, tablet and mobile editions, as well as for print. Magazine Production explains the business of magazines in the UK, Europe and North America, and the roles of marketing, publishing and advertising in establishing a successful title. This edition also addresses the move by publishers towards e-commerce, multimedia content and events to promote their brands and sell products. With information on professional bodies such as the Professional Publishers Association, an expert overview of magazine markets and a breakdown of roles within editorial and design departments, this book offers readers practical steps to achieving success in magazine publishing today. Magazine Production includes: • an introduction to the history, markets and audiences of magazines • explanations of the roles of publishers and advertising teams as part of the business of magazines • a comparison between print and new systems of digital circulation, with particular focus on mobile platforms; • guidance on setting up editorial teams, and best practice for producing feature, news and review copy • information on designing and laying out a title for print or digital distribution • legal and ethical issues affecting magazine editors and publishers • a consideration of the future of magazines.

Directory Of Postgraduate Studies 2002

Author : Brenda Radcliffe
ISBN : UOM:39015042256373
Genre : Universities and colleges
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