If you're looking to improve your page design skills or learn the finer points of newpaper design, here are some books that offer not only fundamentals of good design, but some advanced ideas as well.
Another installment of ASF templates that offers coverage of a grand opening of a business, restaurant, community center, etc.
Another installment of ASF templates focuses on covering a meeting.
Today we take a closer look at the popular ASF, the kids question template.
Today we feature a popular ASF that's proven to be hugely successful in a number of GateHouse papers — the church profile.
Here's another option in our ongoing series of alternative story format templates — the sports Q&A.
Part of an ongoing series of ASF templates.
Third in a series of alternative story forms, today we take a closer look at the People Profile template.
Second is a series of alternative story forms, today we take a closer look at the News maker Q&A template.
Here's the inaugural installment of a series of blog posts devoted to alternative story formats. Today we look at the 5 Things to know template.
How-to videos and links help you get your high school football preview section off and running
Follow these steps and watch the how-to video for a quick lesson in using the Web poll graphics template.
If you routinely have to add a frame (Quark) or stroke (InDesign) to a picture box after you draw the elements, changing the default setting will save you loads of grief.
Check out these links for quick and easy tips and quick keys for InDesign CS2.
If you are new to QuarkXPress, this video will show you what you need to know about the tool palette. For those already familiar with Quark, this information will be somewhat remedial. If you're a writer, editor or photographer who wants to learn more about Quark, this video is for you.
Making a cutout in Photoshop is a skill all designers should know. In this video I discuss the tools you need to make cutouts, the palettes you'll use, and a step-by-step example. Once you learn these basic steps, you'll be well on your way to making cutouts. The key is to practice.
A good cutout starts with a good image. Here's what to look for when selecting a photo to cutout.
Digital First Social Media Editor Buffy Andrews will be presenting a webinar on digital promotion for journalists this Thursday, May 23 from 3 - 4 pm Eastern. Register now.