Newspaper Industry

What does video tell us about the way news industry is changing?

• Traditional newspapers are on the decline.
• More digital means of getting the news are becoming more popular than print.
• Becoming interested in being aesthetically pleasing.

Why did papers need redesign?

• Declining sales figures.
• People found the newspaper layouts boring.

Do you think this will change how newspapers employ people? If so, how?

• Their artistic flair/creativity will now be a factor.
• Hiring younger people with more all-rounded skills.

What would you think if you were editor with no design knowledge?

• Be a good thing if the sales are going up.
• Find aesthetically pleasing as well as informative.

Do these papers open more opportunities for you as student on the course?

• Helps us think about how we present our work, and allows us to show our creative sides so that our work stands out and looks interesting.

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