Headlines, cognitive processing, and problematic information

Headlines, cognitive processing, and problematic information

BySherwin ArnottNov 17, 20205 min read

Headlines matter. Publishers know it. Good headlines help with the understanding, reach, and impact of a story. Headlines frame articles, shaping the information in the article that follows, and alter…

Making 5 by 5 Videos

Making 5 by 5 Videos

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Earlier this summer a friend told me about the 5 by 5 video competitions on Vimeo. The rules are pretty simple. Create a 25 second video with five, five-second clips,…

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