Alex Lumain
Alex Lumain

Columbia Journalism Review

Columbia Journalism Review:

Misinformation Newsstand

Every headline in this project was a real headline on a Fake News source online.

This project was centered around and launched for the 2018 Midterm elections. The goal was to spread awareness about the reality of misinformation being spread around the internet and it being falsely passed off as being real or legitimate. The challenge was to execute something that looked so real that it mirrored the same effect a viewer might have had they seen a similar headline on the internet.


Cover Design

Each of the covers shown below were actual headlines from fake news articles on the internet that were shared on social media.

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Informational Insert Typographic Design

The design of the insert was based on the theme of ‘stretching the truth’ and we illustrated this best by ‘stretching the type’ and the words that are being read to literally bend the meaning and messaging.


Design Direction under Chris Rowson

In collaboration with Ricardo Franco, Angelo Maia, Rebecca Mass, Mert Avadya, Paul Abood, John Smith and Bonnie Wang