Day of Design: 20 Years of Newspaper Design

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Richmond, Va.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch┬áis the primary daily newspaper in Richmond, Va., and is commonly considered the “newspaper of record” for events occurring in much of the state.

A prominent newspaper in the state, the Times-Dispatch frequently features commentary from important figures from around Virginia, such as officials and presidents from Virginia Commonwealth University, The College of William and Mary, and the University of Virginia.

Source: Wikipedia

Read a 1993 design note from Richmond Times-Dispatch
THEN

1993

214,000 circulation

218 staff

1993 Frontpage
Richmond Times-Dispatch front page from Feb. 10, 1993
NOW

2013

104,666 circulation

N/A staff

2013 Frontpage
Richmond Times-Dispatch front page from Feb. 10, 2013 (Or Feb. 8 page)