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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eyetracking Photojournalism

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In an age where images are instantaneous and easily shared around the world, what characteristics make a photograph worth publishing? This major new study on photojournalism gives insight into how people perceive the quality of journalistic photographs — from those taken by seasoned professionals to amateur cellphone images that capture everyday life. With significant implications for storytellers, journalists and publishing organizations, this research combines eyetrack testing with extensive interviews asking people their thoughts on storytelling, quality and what makes an image memorable and worth sharing.

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Sara Quinn

Sara Quinn Media
A design and journalism consultant and researcher, Sara Quinn is the R.M. Seaton Chair for Professional Journalism at Kansas State University and an affiliate faculty member for The Poynter Institute where she taught full-time for more than a decade. Before that, Sara spent nearly 20 years in newspaper newsrooms, including the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida and The Wichita Eagle in Kansas. She has a B.A. from Wichita State University and a... Read More →

Friday March 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom 4

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