Chapter 07

Chapter Goals

  • To discuss the basic design structure used on most online journalism sites
  • To introduce the principles that guide visual design for the Web
  • To discuss the effective presentation of text, color and graphics on Web pages effectively
  • To show how cascading style sheets can be used to create design grids for Web pages
  • To discuss how differences among Web browsers and computer platforms affect Web page design

QuickLinks

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/
MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.com
ESPN: http://espn.go.com/
Adobe’s Kuler: http://kuler.adobe.com/