19 Apr '11, 7am

How Graphic Journalism is Changing the Face of News

How Graphic Journalism is Changing the Face of News

The portrait style of graphic journalism is even more immersive than travelogues, though the two forms often overlap. In a portrait comic, the creator steps back and lets the facts or individuals speak for themselves. Joe Sacco, a pioneering graphic journalist, often lets his subjects tell their stories, letting their words tumble out around portraits of his subjects speaking. By focusing in on facial expressions, the reader is effectively looking over Sacco's shoulder and engaging in a dialog with the subject. The same principles apply to an "over the shoulder" style of interviewing common in documentary films and video journalism. By removing the interviewer from the panel, Sacco is able to increase the reader's identification with the subject at hand.

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