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March 5th, 2002 • Quill Archives
Despite dramatic changes in technology, past words still ring true in modern design.

It explained that a newspaper’s success rides on the readability of its typography. It designated photojournalism as the bedrock of news design. It stressed that editorial color must be used functionally. It said the format of the newspaper should match its personality.

October 4th, 2001 • Quill Archives
Design that follows content

Fifty new faces greeted me today in my Editing and Design class. It’s the start of the fall semester at our campus, and it’s just a matter of time before I get that question again. Very soon, one of the future reporters in the class will gather the nerve to ask me the big question – Why, oh why, would a reporter ever have to know the slightest thing about newspaper design?