All posts tagged ideas

New year, new clients: hello again,
Sun-Times, and U of Chicago

By coincidence as much as anything, I’ve had a history of really interesting clients, and 2013 has dawned with a couple that are no exception. First, for several months I’ve been helping the Chicago Sun-Times create a new business magazine (details and prototype images to come later). This paper has seen its share of change […]

2012 forecast: When does a newspaper redesign make sense?

One of the most popular pages on the companion site to this blog (Ron Reason News Design) has been my Q&A on when and how to hire a newspaper redesign consultant. I’ve just updated it to reflect the very different consulting approaches my clients have asked of me within the last year, and my thoughts on […]

What to do on your furlough: my take

Alan Mutter shares tips on his “Reflections of a Newsosaur” site about what to do with your furlough if you have been given an involuntary, unpaid leave, as some newspapers are ordering. While Alan seems to focus on journalism career development (nothing wrong with that), I’d like to offer a few suggestions, which focus more […]