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Does a columnist's picture need to be THIS big?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by ondeadline, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    <a href="http://www.reflector.com/sports/content/sports/ecu/stories/2007/12/23/summerscolumn.html">What does he care? He got a free trip to Hawaii. The most amusing part: His picture is so big, yet it gives you a hyperlink to enlarge it. The link (nothing against him), actually makes it smaller.</a>
  2. The Daily Reflector? That is a great newspaper name.
    And beneath his photo is the word ENLARGE.
    Thanks, no.
  3. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

    Walking ... away ... slowly
  4. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    The Kansas City Star sometimes blows up Whitlock's and Poz's mug shots online to make them about the same size. Don't remember if you can further enlarge them or not, but they can look pretty silly.
  5. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    I honestly think it's possible that whoever did the production on this page simply goofed up and reversed where the small and enlarged photos should be.
  6. Jeremy Goodwin

    Jeremy Goodwin Active Member

    Does a columnist's picture need to be THIS big?

    No, but it's just on the web. Some sites have default photo sizes, so mugs become huge. KC is an example of that. I'm sure the photo isn't this big in print, and that, to me, is what matters.

  7. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    That's probably what it is since you click to enlarge and it gets smaller.
  8. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Thanks, Guys. I thought that was intentional. ;)
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    what happened?
  10. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Cut Nate a break. The layout on the Web wasn't of his doing, and I can personally vouch that the photo is no indication of his ego.
  11. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Thanks for stopping by, Nate!

    Just joking, Sam. I know you're not Nate.
  12. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Click on the slideshow with pictures of people lining up to wait for *ECU* to return home from the HAWAII BOWL. And these aren't parents, either.
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