Tag: web design

by Jennifer Aldrich

Sometimes users lie. They don’t usually do it on purpose, to be fair. We can blame it on poor memory recall, something so many of us suffer from. I’ve conducted studies where participants told me they used a feature on a daily basis. But when I looked at the analytics, I saw a different story: […] more »

by Alex Remington

Does page design affect the way the brain processes news stories? Yes — and we have experimental lab results that prove it. Key takeaways Reader experience can be significantly improved by: Formatting the text of the story into shorter paragraphs. Highlighting important story facts and terms. Clean, uncluttered page design. Similarly, the following distracting elements accompanying the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Medium gets a bit more Twitter-like, and a bit more blog-like (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Making the leap from print designer to web developer (Mike Grant / Storybench) 3. Jostling begins as FCC’s net neutrality vote nears (Brody Mullins & Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal) 4. Trouble ahead? Searching for Google’s future […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Should publishers take web design cues from print? (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 2. Neuze makes you wonder: What if the print newspaper had been invented after the web? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Jeff Bezos’s new plan for news: The Washington Post becomes an Amazon product (Brad Stone / Bloomberg Businessweek) 4. Google’s “In […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Dear journalism and media students: The end is near. The end of college, that is. When you launch into the world from your comfortable collegiate nest, you’ll want to be prepared with a terrific portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills. You need a sleek, versatile digital residence that can host all the forms of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why higher education cannot afford to lose net neutrality (Jimmy Daly / EdTech Higher Ed) 2. The challenges and rewards of teaching web design (Jeremy Girard / Smashing Magazine) 3. Academics are down on MOOCs; business schools aren’t (Patricia Clark / Bloomberg Businessweek) 4. Teachers avoid social media use for classroom learning, survey finds […] more »

by Devanshi Garg

A recent study by Nielsen found that in the U.S., 61 percent of mobile phone users own smartphones. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that responsive web design has become very attractive to programmers. The main benefit of responsive design is that it ensures the layout of a website will automatically adjust for any […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New Report: Teens and Technology (Pew Internet) 2. Feds issue rules for social media and small screen ads (PaidContent.org) 3. How does The New York Times determine which articles have comments? (Nieman) 4. Will Google Glass drown us in data? (The Verge) 5. How mobile won the web design wars (Business Insider) Subscribe to […] more »