I am planning on using 2 images for the front of my newspaper
and the reason for this is because with the addition of text an
advert, there is a not going to be a lot of space to fit in all the
articles. I plan on using images in my adverts however
understand that this could be distraction and so will look at how
other newspapers use images in their adverts. I think the best
way to add an image into the advert would be to use a graphical
I have decided to use blue, grey and white and I have decided to
use pastel colours to make newspaper look enticing to readers.
Another reason why I have chosen to use blue is because the
colours symbolize happiness and relaxation which is what my
newspaper is all about – making my readers happy. I plan to use
blue for the main elements of the newspaper.
I plan to use text that is informative and helps the reader to
relax from their worries as this is again something I want my
media product to help my audience to do.
Layout and font
I plan to put the masthead at the top of the newspaper and this
is not only the conventional thing to do but also by having it
here it will help audiences quickly recognize what the
newspaper is called. I plan to use the same font throughout my
newspaper which is Times New Roman as this is one of the
more conventional font types. I want to add the date, website
information to help promote the rest of my media products, the
price to help people know how much my product is worth as I
know that the correct price will entice readers as they will see it
as value for money and I might even put the temperature on
the front because I plan to use a weather feature on the second
page of the newspapers.
This is my old flat plan however after creating this style of
newspaper I found that it wasn’t very good and didn’t seem
to attract an audience as it certainly wasn’t enticing me and
so decided to change the flat plan.
I am planning to use two images for the main article of the second
page of my newspaper as I feel that one big image would feel
more like a front page convention and one single image I feel is
not enough for a main article on the second page and so plan to
display the images side by side each other. I would like to add
images of the local weather for that day and I would also like to
have a lottery image and as the lottery graphic is so recognizable I
would like to use it for that particular section of the page so that it
will entice people into reading the results and hopefully if they
buy a lottery ticket they may be inclined to buy a paper to find out
the results. I don’t want to use images for the sub-articles as I feel
that I need something to distinguish between the main articles
and the other articles and have decided that they shouldn’t have
I plan to use the same colour palette as the front page as I would
like to have continuity throughout my products because it is
conventional for your product to look similar throughout and it
will also make it easier for the audience to read the newspaper if
the colour and the layout is similar which means that if they were
to regularly get the newspaper they will know where things are
depending on the colour of the text/background and because of
Again I plan to use the same text usage as the front page as I don’t
want to right informative for the front page and then for the
second page have write unprofessional as if I were talking to my
friends – using slang etc.
Layout and font
I plan to again use Times New Roman for the font and for the
layout I want it to continue from the front page as the front page
should be easy and simple to follow. I want to arrange features in
a way that doesn’t look too cluttered and I also don’t want smaller
items to have a bigger impact on the page as this is not
conventional and it also wouldn’t look accurate on the page.
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