SND35: World’s Best-Designed™ judges make first cut, 29 newspapers remain

World's Best (1240)

The World’s Best Designed judges were hard at work on Saturday looking over all of the 192 Category 1 entries. And late last night, they made it through their first cut. What remains are 29 papers as judges have extensive discussions today. In this group of 29, judges will eventually select the few publications worthy of being called “World’s Best-Designed™ Newspaper.”

Here’s the list of papers:

1A (Daily, circulation 175,000 and over)

63 total entries, 9 remain

  • La Nación (Argentina)
  • Financial Times (Channel Islands)
  • Folha De S.Paulo (Brazil)
  • Die Welt (Germany)
  • International Herald Tribune (International)
  • USA Today (USA)
  • Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
  • The Guardian (UK)
  • de Volkskrant (Amsterdam)

1B ( Daily, circulation 75,000-174,999)

49 entered, 9 remain

  • Politiken (Denmark)
  • le Soleil (Canada)
  • Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
  • Calcalist (Israel)
  • The Buffalo News (USA)
  • Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden)
  • National Post (Canada)
  • Bergens Tidende (Norway)
  • Aamulehti (Finland)

1C (Daily, circulation  25,000-74,999)

33 entered, 3 remain

  • Publico.pt (Portugal)
  • El Telégrafo (Ecuador)
  • The Independent (UK)

1D (Daily, circulation 24,999 and under)

15 entered, 1 remains

  • Today’s Zaman (Turkey)

1E (Non-daily, circulation 175,000 and over) 

9 entered, 3 remain

  • Die Zeit
  • Welt am Sonntag (Germany)
  • CityPaper (Washington, D.C., USA)

1F (Non-daily, circulation 75,000-174,999)

5 entered, 3 remain

  • Welt am Sonntag Kompakt (Germany)
  • The Independent (UK)
  • Expresso (Portugal)

1G (Non-daily, circulation 25,000-74,999)

9 entered, 1 remains 

  • The Grid (Canada)