“Design is content, design is journalism”: A Conversation with Sara Quinn

 Sara Quinn

Sara Quinn

In this installment, JNP talks with Sara Quinn about visual journalism and the importance of design for news. Far beyond simply adding graphic elements to news production, design is central to the way that news is consumed, the degree to which people trust information, the increasingly undervalued status of photojournalism, and the fascinating eye-tracking research that goes into understanding how reader interact with news through design. Sarah Quinn is the President of the Society for News Design and the R.M. Seaton Endowed Chair in the Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University.     Eye Tracking Research