IMPROVING CONTENT > CUTLINES

Cutlines don't get enough respect, worries Kenny Irby of Poynter. He offers a few tips to help editors give them their due.

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Eye-tracking studies show that cutlines get higher readership than story text, so make sure they're worth reading. Monica Moses, deputy managing editor/visuals for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, shares her ideas with Poynter readers.

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Try your hand at writing snappy captions with photos supplied by the Chicago Tribune.

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Photo captions give us one more chance to keep the reader's attention, so Jack Mulkey of the Daily Breeze in Torrance, Calif., suggests ways to take your best shot.

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