Editing and News Design: How to Shape the News in Print and Online Journalism

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Abstract

This guide to publication design, editing and production is a unique blend of academic text and industry practice. A clearly written and comprehensive authority that explains the processes of news publishing, it provides step by step instruction, from page set up and layout to sourcing and editing content, to publishing a professional product. Rob Layton is a journalist and journalism educator. He has written for, designed and/or edited more than a dozen newspapers and magazines during a 25-year news career. His practical instruction and industry insight, combined with authoritative academic references, make Editing and News Design an excellent guide for students pursuing communications careers, and a powerful resource for industry professionals.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Foreword
1. Editors and sub-editors
2. Editing text
3. Headlines and captions
4. Editing pictures 5. Editing and ethics
6. The language of news design
7. Fundamental news design
8. Advanced news design
9. Typography for print and screen
10. Digital news production
11. Beyond the newsroom
Index.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSouth Yarra
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages211
ISBN (Print)9781420256376
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 2010

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