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  • How can newspaper design inform digital news processes?
  • How can newspaper design inform digital news processes?
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Update me! The science of news consumption

The pandemic accelerated the transition from print to digital for many newspaper brands. While this evolution has its perks, what might be lost in the process? Canvas8 spoke to Shuhua Zhou and Damon Kiesow to find out how the power of communication within print can translate to digital.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has arguably been one of the most testing times in any newspaper’s publishing history. With journalists forced to work from home, entire sections devoid of stories due to lockdowns, and false rumours that newspapers themselves could be vectors of the virus, it’s been a rough period. In the US, for example, more than 70 local newsrooms have closed since the crisis began. But from delivering local papers to doorsteps to introducing paywalls for the first time, the fightback has been considerable.

A fast-moving pandemic and axis-tilting global events have ...



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