KnightBlog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

  • Journalism

    Chute Insights: Visual tools for the visual marketer

    Feb. 19, 2015, 2:06 p.m., Posted by Gregarious Narain

    Gregarious Narain is the co-founder and CTO of Chute, which Knight Foundation supports through the Knight Enterprise Fund.

    Customers have made it clear that a world filled with immersive, rich images and media is the world they prefer. They have adopted a personal arsenal of hardware and services that put us squarely in the center of the visual revolution. Not to be left behind, marketers and publishers alike are doing their best to keep up with the future.

    The modern marketer is a visual marketer. Almost every venue we have to engage an audience demands a striking visual - either as the content itself or in support of the content. Visual marketers increasingly have to master a wide range of new skills to succeed, the least of which is the mastery of how to create and publish amazing visuals.

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    Arts

    Pianists descend on Miami for Chopin Competition

    Feb. 19, 2015, 12:59 p.m., Posted by Gregory Stepanich

    A photo from the Chopin Foundation. Every five years, the Chopin Foundation of the United States hosts its national piano competition, and this year marks the 9th annual mounting of that event, which is set for February 21 through March 1 at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium....

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    Arts

    Breaking through into uncharted territory with Nosego at Arch Enemy

    Feb. 19, 2015, 12:31 p.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    Philadelphia’s very own Nosego (Yis Goodwin) is back in town with “Invisible Village,” his first solo Philly show in nearly two years, currently on display at Arch Enemy Arts. In an exhibit that has been in the planning stages for most of a year, Nosego unveils a more recent body...

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