The Newspaper Designer's Handbook

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McGraw-Hill, 1997 - Newspaper layout and typography - 230 pages
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"The Newspaper Designers 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 expanded 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 manipulate 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. .

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User Review  - sixplusthree - LibraryThing

Still the only design manual that starts at the beginning in explaining the meaning of terms and measurements that date back 500 years, then shows how designers can create attractive pages based using the optical devices and patterns that reflect the way we read in English. Read full review

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User Review  - Anna Rose - Goodreads

This book is helpful for anyone interested in journalism or designing. Lot of pictures and current examples make it engaging and a quick read. Read full review



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Tim Harrower is a renowned journalism educator and consultant.

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