Typography in the news

Check out today’s US Navy ends dependence on capitalised communications from BBC News.  Michael Clarke, director of the Royal United Services Institute think tank in London, told the BBC,

The US Navy has made up its mind that not everything is a crisis and some messages are just normal.

The change appears to mean the organization has recognized the aggressive tone created by the typographic choice of all caps is inappropriate for many of the official messages in today’s military. Hurray for readability!

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