One of the real joys of my newsroom visits is being able to see in print or online, sometimes immediately, the end result of our conversations about change in culture, Â creativity, the development of personal “voice,” and other topics that go beyond “design.” Two real-life examples followed my recent three-day visit to the Cincinnati Enquirer,Â to […]
Seeking inspiration for magazine design and editing? Check out this updated and expanded collection of magazine covers, prototypes, and inside pages (not sexy, but oh so important), with links to associated case studies and blog posts. And check out more than 2 dozen blog entries related to magazine and tabloid design and editing.
Considering a career in photojournalism, already entrenched in one but want to get better (or make fewer gaffes along the way), or just want an inside look at some do’s and don’ts from a pro? Check out the following blog entries from Chicago TribuneÂ standout Alex Garcia: Photo tips you should know before you’re ready to […]
In light of The Washington Post‘s achievement this week in scoring a Pulitzer for its excellent photo coverage from Haiti, I thought I’d dust off this list which originated in my days as Director of Visual Journalism, and faculty member, at Poynter. There, along with my colleague Kenny Irby, we tried hard to help gain/earn […]
Poynter has long been a place where smart conversation about international photojournalism has taken place. (Kudos to my friend and former colleague Kenny Irby, who has worked hard to bring previous exhibits including the Pictures of the Year winners.) Thus I was not surprised during my recent visit to see Poynter hosting a world-class photo […]
The latest web effort from creative hub Behance, Served aggregates the best emerging design in five categories.
Want some quick inspiration about photojournalism and editing? And a few insightful words from the man behind it? Check out the wonderful photo blog shooting from the hip, by Chicago Tribune staffer Scott Strazzante. I often see his wonderful images in the paper and really enjoy the outtakes and observations he posts here, such as […]
Famine, corruption, public safety: How rethinking a newsroom heightened its watchdog role. By Ron Reason