Day 1: The wrap

We’ve finished the first day of The Best of Newspaper Design™ judging here in Syracuse. The judges have given a little more than 500 awards, making their way through more than 5,000 entries so far. The top 10 winners in the competition so far, ranked in no particular order are Zaman, Excelsior, The National Post, the Los Angeles Times, El Universal, The Boston Globe, La Presse, The New York Times, The St. Petersburg Times, and The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. Congratulations to all the winners so far. We will see you again on Sunday with continuing coverage, starting at about 10 a.m. (EDT).