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AN ANALYSIS OF THE CHANGE IN THE LAYOUT OF THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS AND ITS POPULARITY

NAIR , SUMITA (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF THE CHANGE IN THE LAYOUT OF THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS AND ITS POPULARITY. Masters thesis, Christ University.

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For centuries newspaper designers have been in the background working to present information and hard news to the society in a creative way. Creating the layout of a newspaper page is a tedious and time consuming process that employs a set of rules and guidelines. For this purpose the technology employed are in the form of various software?s. And such a program that can create layout designs is a very valuable tool. The layout of a newspaper has to undergo revivals to keep in tune with the recent trends and graphic designing techniques. This dissertation will study the change in the layout and design of The New Indian Express in 2008. Whether or not there is a relationship between the change in layout and its popularity will be also be found out. This study blends empirical and theoretical methodologies of graphic designing. The graphic design theories draws from the principles of design like balance, rhythm, proportion, dominance, unity and scale. Layout principles and theories are varied, but most fall into one of two camps: grid-based design and non-grid-based design. There are also layout principles like white space and proximity to consider, all of which contribute to the background study related to newspaper designing. Analyzing closely studying the content in this case the designs of The New Indian Express newspaper and the changes brought about there off will be effective method to research the change in the format of the newspaper has brought in its readers and also its prospective readers. The aspects that will be studied are the logo, masthead, layout, fonts, color and visuals or graphics. The newspaper also has some „invisible elements? like whitespace, gutter, margins, columns and grids.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:Thesis > Masters > MS Communication
ID Code:5858
Deposited By:Knowledge Center Christ University
Deposited On:13 Jan 2014 19:12
Last Modified:13 Jan 2014 19:12

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