Lab Week 13: Twitter Image Design

The most complicated part of Twitter design is creating appropriate images in terms of dimensions and file size. It is important to be consistent with visuals, as guest lecturer April Schroeder of Liquid Creative Studio pointed out in her presentation last week. The Twitter profile design is made up of three images: The profile image, the … Continue reading Lab Week 13: Twitter Image Design

Lecture Outtakes: Social Media

[Social media have caused] a shift in trust: to the brand known as 'friend.' -Edelman, 2010 It goes without saying that social media have profoundly changed the practice of public relations and, by extension, public relations visual communication. One need not look far to find ample examples. Crowdsourced Content Jonathan Jones gave a great talk … Continue reading Lecture Outtakes: Social Media

Journalism Interactive 2013

I attended the Journalism Interactive conference this past weekend at the Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville. Despite the fact that journalists and pr practitioners occupy specific camps, the conference introduced me to some great new ideas and concepts relative to all those in mass communications. The content focused on data, design, mobile and participation. Infographics Alberto … Continue reading Journalism Interactive 2013