Designing for Newspapers and Magazines [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

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Overview

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


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136589522
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/12/2012
  • Series: Media Skills
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Chris Frost is head of journalism at Liverpool John Moores University. He has worked in journalism for 30 years as a reporter, sub-editor and editor. He is the author of Media Ethics and Self-Regulation and Reporting for Journalists.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
1 Introduction 1
2 The history and function of design 5
3 Publication style 12
4 Productiong processes 23
5 Pre-planning and copy tasting 43
6 Designing pages 52
7 Master pages, templates and style sheets 78
8 Typography 82
9 Words in type 103
10 Using pictures 115
11 Using colour 133
12 Publishing ethics 141
13 Design masterclass 155
Glossary 175
Website of interest 178
Bibliography 179
Index 181
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