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For this assignment I found a news release from the company Nordstrom and pointed out the important fundamental elements the statement. Below is the picture of the marked up news release and the different elements I pointed out. Headline Nordstrom Announces Relocation Of Oak Park Mall Store To Country Club Plaza Dateline with Lede  SEATTLE, Feb. …

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For this assignment I found a news release from the company Nordstrom and pointed out the important fundamental elements the statement. Below is the picture of the marked up news release and the different elements I pointed out. Headline Nordstrom Announces Relocation Of Oak Park Mall Store To Country Club Plaza Dateline with Lede  SEATTLE, Feb. …

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This week we worked more on identifying news releases. For this week’s assignment we were asked to find a news release from the organization of our choice and markup their news release by pointing out the specific parts of it. Next week, I will get some practice of my own and write news releases for …

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This week we worked more on identifying news releases. For this week’s assignment we were asked to find a news release from the organization of our choice and markup their news release by pointing out the specific parts of it. Next week, I will get some practice of my own and write news releases for …

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For this week’s assignment we were asked to read and understand the elements of news, the big five, the ABC’s of Journalism, the inverted pyramid, ledes and bridges and how the body of a news story is formed. I rarely read  news releases, but after reading this unit I now realize how many small and …

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Writing with Clarity Poor: I found my dog under the car with a broken leg. Better: I found my dog with a broken leg under the car. Reducing Clutter Poor: There are many students that attend football games during the fall season. Better: Many students attend football games in the fall. Sentence Variety Poor: Russell …

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  1. First you are going to choose the Image that you want to use for your movie poster.
  2. Then you will open InDesign and set up a New InDesign Document for Print with the at Width 27 inches and height at 40 inches, which is the standard size of a movie poster.
  3. Select the Type Tool (T), dragging to create a long text frame. Rest this between the margins at the top of the poster. Type your title for the movie poster here.

  4. You can adjust Tracking directly from the Character Formatting Controls panel when you have the Type Tool (T) selected.

  5. Continue to build up text on the poster – the names of the cast, the date of release, director’s name etc. Remember to contrast the colour of the text against the background. Use dark swatches against the lighter parts of the image.

  6. Next you can adjust the boldness and the font at your discretion.

  7. Now you finally have your movie poser.  

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  1. First you are going to choose the Image that you want to use for your movie poster.
  2. Then you will open InDesign and set up a New InDesign Document for Print with the at Width 27 inches and height at 40 inches, which is the standard size of a movie poster.
  3. Select the Type Tool (T), dragging to create a long text frame. Rest this between the margins at the top of the poster. Type your title for the movie poster here.

  4. You can adjust Tracking directly from the Character Formatting Controls panel when you have the Type Tool (T) selected.

  5. Continue to build up text on the poster – the names of the cast, the date of release, director’s name etc. Remember to contrast the colour of the text against the background. Use dark swatches against the lighter parts of the image.

  6. Next you can adjust the boldness and the font at your discretion.

  7. Now you finally have your movie poser.