Monday, March 05, 2007
Slanted story
Fellow editing professor Bill Cloud passed this one along. It's from the Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Va.

I've heard of putting an angle on a story, but this is ridiculous — and hideous. I blame the ad department, not the page designer.
 
posted by Andy Bechtel at 9:10 AM | Permalink |


4 Comments:


  • At 1:58 PM, Blogger mike

    I dunno. Someone on the copy/design desk should have prevented that from reaching print.

     
  • At 1:03 PM, Blogger Eileen

    I would be more appalled with this if I hadn't already seen it – in my own paper. We ran an ad like this a couple of times last year in our leads section. The only thing I can say is that it's not nearly as appalling there as it is here – adjacent to a news story.

     
  • At 8:24 PM, Blogger Katie Schwing

    what happened to modular design?

    we sold an ad; let's throw it out the window!

     
  • At 3:37 PM, Anonymous geek girl

    Hideous!