Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Bad News (Graphics)


Everyone I've ever worked with in TV news graphics has been diligent and inventive... often working under insane pressure.

They are absolutely the best in the industry at presenting complex ever-changing information in instant, impactful and stylish ways.


From time to time, however, daylight is sometimes shed upon the magic.


Most famous man in the world?

Footballer?



Davis Beckham.


County.
East of England.



Suffork.


Bad day for The Region...

Good day for BBC South News Graphics



That's Jobs - blow. Got it.


This one isn't a news graphic...



...but reassuring for the lawyers that the graphics department remembered the Golden Glove Awards is a registered trademark. Take that, Globes.


Over to WIMBELDON.



Bit harsh - it's not like they've got something like a huge official logo with the right spelling of Wimbledon to copy or anything.



Fritzl's face on camara.




Guess the caption is just trying out some kind of Austrian accent.


From @robdoylecouk
Asda tv advert.... pic.twitter.com/HwnpAhzV



Probably spending a little too much time concentrating on that £3.72 - £4 price differential.


I like this one. It is, like, what they do, isn't it:




And to balance things a little...

A sense of humour from the Top Of The Pops graphics dept.

For the chart countdown, what do you do when you don't have a picture for the group Rose Royce?



(clue)


On the X-Factor Last Wekend...




They're advancing on Helvetica and Comic Sans...





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