We all know the newspaper industry has been hit long before the economic downturn of 2009. As a magazine designer for a newspaper company, I was curious as to how the industry is doing as a whole: What parts of the industry have the most growth? Where are the jobs? Is employment falling? How do books, magazines and newspapers compare with "new media"?
Here's some stats showing a few of the more interesting sectors packaged with some editoral illustration. Make sure you check out the references for links to more numbers coming out of the industry.
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Print isn't dead. The classic rules of newspaper layout can also teach us about graphic designer: the best newspaper page designs have clear headlines, excellent flow, relate photos to their stories and have informative captions that add more to the related stories.
I'm Brian E. Young, a Baltimore, Maryland based artist, graphic designer and the host of The Uncanny Creativity Podcast. If you have a design and creativity question I can help answer, send me your letters by e-mail, Facebook, Twitter or in the comments.Post a Comment