Summary: The Newspaper Designer's Handbook is a step by step guide to every aspect of newspaper design, from basic page layout to complex infographics. The new edition features dozens of new page-design examples, as well as an exapnded section on web design and increased emphasis on digital photography.
This textbook is for journalism students and professionals alike. It is loaded with examples, advice, design ideas, and exercises that teach students how to manipula ...show morete the basic elements of design (photos, headlines, and text); create charts, maps, and diagrams; design attractive photo spreads; add effective, appealing sidebars to complex stories; create lively, engaging feature page designs; work with color; and redesign a newspaper.
--Expanded coverage of online page design and multimedia package found in Chapter 9.
--More examples of short-form story packaging in Chapter 6.
--Chapter 4 has sharper focus on digital photo processing.
--New examples of news design throughout the book.
--Online Media Chapter: A chapter introduces principles for designing online.
--As with all editions, this text introduces students to the building blocks of newspaper design: headlines, texts, photos, cutlines, and more.
--Along with the main building blocks of newspaper design, this text teaches students how to use logos, teasers, and charts and graphs to make more complicated pages work.
--A humorous writing style helps make the concepts memorable.
--COMPING GUIDELINES: Course found in the journalism or mass communication department. Course usually titled Newspaper Designing (or a variation). ...show less