The Mario Blog
05.04.2017—7am
The NYTimes’ Sketchbook: great visual solutions

Another example of the power of a graphic that tells the story quickly and succintly. See Sketchbook from The New York Times

 

 

 

In case you have not seen it, check Sketchbook, a new offering from The New York Times on weekends.

The Times invites artists to bring visual takes to the news.  On the Sunday, April 30, edition of the Times: artist Nicolas Ortega’a wonderful piece to go with a story that has appeared in the Times:

Violent videos and the spread of fake news on Facebook are problems that Mark Zuckerberg has finally acknowledged—but not figured out how to solve.

I liked this graphic. And, in fact, while I had read the headline of this story, I had not yet read it. But the Sketchbook reminded me of it and now I want to read it.

Good visual storytelling is here.

 

Those Sunday print editions “reign supreme”

Nice to be quoted in this Editor & Publisher article about the value —and charm—of print Sunday editions of newspapers.

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/feature/why-the-sunday-print-edition-still-reigns-supreme-for-publishers/

 

Speaking Engagements Coming Up

SIPConnect 2017, to be held in Miami June 21-23, is a program of the Inter American Press Association, IAPA, or SIP (Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa).  The venue will be the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel.

Details:

Join us at the SIPConnect Hemispheric Conference 2017. Organized by the IAPA, SIPConnect is a gathering of media and digital businesses to encourage more audiences and higher revenues. It’s a laboratory for new ideas and successful experiences for the digital transformation. As in the 2016 successful meeting that was attended by media from the US, Latin America and the Caribbean, experts in digital businesses and representatives of innovative companies will participate in this event.

For more informationhttp://www.sipiapa.org/notas/1211078-llamado-sipconnect-2017

 

 

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