When it comes to objectivity, we have a responsibility to move beyond our fear or pride.
We live in a somewhat busy airway. We’re centrally located between Madison and Milwaukee airports so jet trails frequently criss-cross our upper skies. We’re 90 minutes south of Oshkosh, which means in July fleets of propellers drone past on their way to the EAA AirVenture. If that’s not enough, we’re also a couple miles from a hot air balloonist who regularly offers scenic tours to air-loving adventurists. I shot […]
I’ve been researching newspaper nameplates for an upcoming project. Sometimes people refer to these as mastheads, but technically, in newspaper design the masthead is a section that lists the name of the publisher, contact information and subscription rates. Whatever. The top banner of the newspaper is what I’m working on. And here’s what I’ve run across in my research: Ever […]
Yesterday, my daughter and I discussed a recent New York Times article regarding criticism of an Obama cover photo. The photo was used by the weekly news magazine The Economist for its June 19 issue. It shows Obama standing, head bowed, hands on hips, with an oil rig in the background. And he’s alone. It’s a […]