images in the news

Keith over at Good Reputation Sleeping has a wonderful post that expresses the thoughts I’ve had and tried to convey to people for a long time about newspapers and photographs.

Keith over at Good Reputation Sleeping has a wonderful post that expresses the thoughts I’ve had and tried to convey to people for a long time about newspapers and photographs.

So many times, people in the newspaper industry just don’t get it, but Keith does:

– The eyes of our community, as well as those of most of the Western world, have been raised on a diet of graphically rich web sites and 50 inch home theater screens. They expect to get information from large, detail-rich pictures and graphics, and to use them as entry points to the rest of your content. They reject any publication, print or online, that doesn’t offer that.

One thought on “images in the news”

  1. Absolutely correct. Visuals make a huge difference and it’s not just about being a popular paper, but getting the information across in a variety of formats. Thanks.

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