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Eight ideas that demonstrate designing for trust in news (Demos, presos)

“How might we help the people who consume our journalism gain more trust in the news?”

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How we covered the ‘Brexit’ vote and its fallout

Last week, the world watched as results came in from the UK’s referendum on leaving or remaining in the European Union. In what was the largest voter turnout in over a decade, the UK voted in favor of ‘Brexit’ by a margin of 4 percent. Since the vote, the prime minister has resigned, global markets fluctuated and Scotland […]

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Volunteer to assist at SND38 in St. Petersburg

Volunteer as a facilitator assisting with SND38 in February at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Coliseum.

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Students: Time to apply for SND Foundation Scholarship 2016

The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND’s educational and research arm. Annually, SNDF awards the SND Foundation Scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career […]

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Free! Online course on the fundamentals of news design

Want a starter course on what makes for great news design? SND has partnered with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to offer a free five-week online course “Introduction to News Design” from June 27 to July 31. Registration is open. Click here to sign up for this free online course. “We’re surrounded […]

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The Boston Globe implored the American people to demand tougher gun laws; SND asked for the story behind ‘Make it stop’

At just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, The Boston Globe Opinion team tweeted the front page of the next day’s paper. On it, an AR-15 assault rife, a single bullet hole, and a headline that implored, ‘Make it stop.’ A powerful, and unequivocal call to action in the wake of the deadliest mass […]

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How we covered the deadliest mass shooting in US history

President Obama and authorities are calling the event an act of terrorism. A gunman opened fire in an Orlando nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing 49 people. As journalists, we rushed to respond to the breaking news in print and online. Many of Monday’s presentations aimed to reflect the enormity of the shooting and the immediate response, while […]

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Muhammad Ali: How We Covered His Death

A collection of pages and other work from around the world off of the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

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Building a system and a style guide at The Marshall Project

Winning SND’s World’s Best™ is no easy task and according to this year’s judges, “The Marshall Project has nailed every. Single. Thing.” That’s high praise. And consider this — The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization, launched less than two years ago in late 2014. The design/product team of managing editor Gabriel Dance, director of […]

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Independent Days

As you may have heard, the London-based Independent and Independent on Sunday ceased its print publications in March after a 30-year run, ending an era of print design excellence. With its passing, I asked a few of the designers there to share their favorite Independent pages.

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A statement regarding SND Charlotte and HB2

The Society for News Design announced in October 2015 it would bring its annual workshop and exhibition to Charlotte, N.C., in April 2017. We’re excited to welcome hundreds of visual journalists, artists, designers and developers to the Queen City. We’re also looking forward to working closely with local creatives to bring together a community of […]