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Lessons from primaries past: Five election design tips

After voting in Iowa and New Hampshire, the race for the GOP nomination shifts to South Carolina. SND asked The Washington Post, New Hampshire’s Union-Leader, the Des Moines Register and South Carolina’s The State to share some of their historical primary pages from previous election cycles. What is included are pages from 1980, 1988, 2000 and this year. Look for more on the election this week.

We also took down some things to remember when covering the vote for the GOP nomination. More on the jump.

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McSweeney's Panorama

Q+A with McSweeney’s Panorama staff

When McSweeney’s published the San Francisco Panorama in December, many news designers eagerly thumbed through the 300+ page behemoth. Featuring contributions from Stephen King, Chris Ware, Junot Díaz and many other superstars, it was the boldest celebration and embrace of the printed broadsheet format in recent memory.

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