SND34 Best of Digital Design: The Boston Globe wins its first medal for “68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope”

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Judges gave a silver medal to The Boston Globe for its entry “68 blocks: Life, Death, Hope” in the coverage category.

Here’s what the judges had to say:

“[In a] neighborhood that would be easy for the city to ignore, something like this is a powerful and important thing for a news organization to be doing. There’s a lesson in this story to be learned.”

“The Instagram-like user interface for videos was great and a lot of fun.”

“From the anchor stories, to the videos, to the data pieces, it was very captivating emotionally and intellectually”

“The dot-density maps as a way of showing the information was really interesting and aesthetically pleasing.”