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The power of a pull quote and a sub head

Why do headlines (and pull quotes or sub heads) matter? Because they invite you to read the story. This popped up in my Facebook feed; seriously, could YOU resist NOT wanting to click on the link to read the story? Discuss.

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And here’s the story.

 

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Length does NOT always equal quality

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A reminder that “short” and “tight” can be powerfully descriptive. ¬†Worth noting, no matter what medium you’re using, especially as you battle the dreaded length limit.

A compilation of haikus describing New York City. Because if folks can describe New York City in 17 syllables, then you can tell a powerful story in 2 minutes.

 

 

Guest speaker May 8: visual journalist Joshua Trujillo

He’s confirmed for May 8.

You can start getting to know him and following his work by following him on Twitter: @joshtrujillo

Thanks.

What did you effing say?

An interesting editorial — Arguing for profanity in print

Looking for assignments?

I’ll be adding them to this page here.

The Modern Journalist

 

 

By cartoonist Royston Robertson.  http://www.roystoncartoons.com/2009/05/journalism-cartoon-its-about-multi.html

By cartoonist Royston Robertson.

Cartoonist Royston Robertson

 

 

Why does this work so well?

Take a look.

 

http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/03/28/worth-watching-152-dillie-the-deer/