Checking date: 07/05/2024


Course: 2024/2025

Newspaper design
(13456)
Bachelor in Journalism (Plan: 383 - Estudio: 212)


Coordinating teacher: FRANCO ALVAREZ, MARIA GUILLERMINA

Department assigned to the subject: Communication and Media Studies Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Students who choose this subject shall have a basic understanding of the use of text processors and advanced use of search engines.
Objectives
Understanding the inherent mechanisms of the newspaper design and the communication and the essential elements that structure the layout. Ability to analyze from a theoretical perspective the following elements: the historical context of newspaper design, the development and scheme of the basics concepts relationship with the journalism design. As well as, alls and each one of the elements that form part of layout. as color, typography, etc. 1. Capacity of analysis and synthesis. 2. Knowing how to use editorial of software. 3. Problem solving. 4. Teamwork. 5. Critical reasoning. 6. Verbal and written communication. The students should be able of difference between elements of jounralistic discourse and elements focused in the world advertising. This subject is focused in the press not in the advertising.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Graphic and journalistic design has always contributed to being part of any medium and publication. It is part of the identity of the medium, of what we call a brand and is closely linked to the social and technological axis of each moment. In the program of the subject, content related to the graphic and visual axis of the media will be taught so that students know all the basic elements that make up and are called THE FORMAL ASPECTS OF THE JOURNALISTIC NEWS. DETAILED PROGRAM: 1. INTRODUCTION TO EDITORIAL AND GRAPHIC DESIGN. 2. HOW TO RETRIEVE TO EDIT INFORMATION. 3. BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF JOURNALISTIC EDITORIAL DESIGN AND INFLUENCE OF THE MOST RELEVANT CONTEMPORARY ARTISTIC MOVEMENTS. 4. FORMATS OF THE NEWSPAPERS AND CHANGES. 5. THE GRID. TYPOLOGY OF THE DIFFERENT RETICULAR SYSTEMS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE. 6. THE MODEL AND ITS ANATOMY. DIFFERENT WAYS OF ORGANIZING THE INFORMATION ON THE PAGE. 7. TYPOGRAPHY classifications and Readability and most current typographic trends. 8. THE CONCEPT OF IMAGE, AND PHOTOGRAPHY (IMPORTANT) 9. PHOTOJOURNALISM and BASIC CRITERIA OF IMAGE COMPOSITION. 10. INFOGRAPHICS AND VISUAL NARRATIVES. 11. THE COLOUR. TECHNICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF COLOR. 12. WEB DESIGN AND RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN.
Learning activities and methodology
*Magister Class Theoretical Classes for adquisition of basics notions about of the Edition and the Informative Functions of Design. *Practical classes Development and aplication of basics concepts about theory and learning of design. Also learning of work routine in newsrooms. Using tools specifics design. *Student Work. Study focused in practics development in editorial and journalistic design.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • CRAIG JAMES, BEVINGTON WILLIAM, and KOROL SCALA . Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography. Guptill Publications. 2006
  • WILLEN BRUCE and STRALS NOLEN. Lettering and Type. princeton and architectural press.
  • ZAPATERRA YOLANDA. . Editorial Design: For Print and Electronic Media. Rotovision. Oct 2002.
  • ZAPATERRA, YOLANDA. Art Direction and Editorial Design. Abrams Studio.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Grids . AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Colour. Ava Academia.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basic Design: Format. AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Layout. AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Designs:image. Ava Academia.
  • BARNHURST KEVIN. NERONE JOHN.. The Form of News: A History (Hardcover).. Guilford Press.
  • BERRY, SUSAN Y MARTIN JUDI. Disen¿o y Color. Co¿mo funciona el lenguaje del color y co¿mo manipularlo en el Disen¿o Gra¿fico. Blume. Barcelona, 1994
  • BERRY, SUSAN Y MARTIN JUDI. Diseño y Color. Cómo funciona el lenguaje del color y cómo manipularlo en el Diseño Gráfico. Blume. Barcelona, 1994
  • BERRY, SUSAN Y MARTIN JUDI. Diseño y Color. Cómo funciona el lenguaje del color y cómo manipularlo en el Diseño Gráfico. Blume. Barcelona, 1994
  • CAIRO, ALBERTO. El arte funcional : infografía y visualización de información . Alamut. 2011
  • CAIRO, Alberto. Infografía 2.0 : visualización interactiva de información en prensa . Alamut. 2008
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ G.. LA EXPLOSIÓN INFOGRÁFICA EN EL CONFLICTO DEL GOLFO PÉRSICO. LATINA COMUNICACIÓN SOCIAL: SERIE COMUNICACIÓN. 2003
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ G. & GARCÍA MARTUL D.. Manual de Edición Multimedia. Copyred/Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. 2012
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. LA INFOGRAFÍA PERIODÍSTICA. ANROART. 2005
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. (MANUAL DE LA ASIGNATURA).DISEÑO DE LA INFORMACIÓN PERIODÍSTICA.. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN).
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. (MANUAL DE LA ASIGNATURA).DISEÑO DE LA INFORMACIÓN PERIODÍSTICA.. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN). 2021
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. (MANUAL DE LA ASIGNATURA).DISEÑO en MEDIOS PERIODÍSTICOS. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN). 2021
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. (MANUAL DE LA ASIGNATURA).DISEÑO EN MEDIOS PERIODÍSTICOS.. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN). 2021
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. INFOGRAFÍA. ESTRUCTURA, MAPAS Y VISUALIZACIÓN DE INFORMACIÓN.. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN). 2021
  • GARCÍA MARTUL, DAVID. DISEÑO DE LA INFORMACIÓN PERIODÍSTICA: MAQUETACIÓN Y PRODUCCIÓN DE DIARIOS IMPRESOS EN LA PRENSA ACTUAL.. DIKYNSON (EN EDICIÓN). 2021
  • JEREMY, LESLIE. Nuevo Diseño de revistas II. Gustavo Gili. Barcelona. 2003.
  • LÓPEZ ALONSO, RODRIGO. Diseño de periódicos y revistas en la era digital . Fragua. 2013
  • SAMARA TIMOTHY. Design of Elements. Style Manual by Graphic Designers. Gustavo Gili, 2007.
  • SAMARA TIMOTHY . Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design . Thinking with Type.. Rockport.
  • VALERO SANCHO. La infografía : técnicas, análisis y usos periodísticos . BELLATERRA, AUTÓNOMA DE BARCELONA. 2001
  • YUNQUERA NIETO, JUAN.. Revistas y diarios digitales en España: Historia de una evolución. UOC PRESS. COMUNICACIÓN. 2016
  • Yunquera Nieto, Juan. Revistas y diarios digitales en España: Historia de una evolución. UOC PRESS. COMUNICACIÓN. 2016

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