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Welcome to the SND20 2015 Middle East Creative News Design Conference

This second edition of the Creative News Design will be held at Dubai Knowledge Village at Dubai (UAE) October 23, 24 and 25, 2015 The Conference will be held with two workshops: Information Graphics with Fernado Baptista and Arabic Design with Osama Alwajish This conference shares the latest trends and ideas that are being implemented by leading publishers in the […]

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The Hindu’s redesigned Sunday Magazine

The Hindu, one of the largest circulating dailies in India, had recently redesigned it’s Sunday Magazine. It was an in-house redesign done by National Design Editor Deepak Harichandan and crew. It is a real example of how one can use white space effectively as a part of design. Deepak Harichandan says about the redesign: “A lot […]

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Upcoming infographic workshop with Fernando Baptista of National Geographic in Dubai

Who wants to be a talented and successful infographic artist like Fernando Baptista? Exactly like him will be a little difficult, but not impossible at all. The opportunities to learn and assimilate Fernando’s talent will happen at an exclusive workshop for SND friends October 23-24 in Dubai. Imagine Fernando at your disposal — teaching, talking, giving advices and sharing his tremendous experience […]

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Seeking your nominations: 2016 officer elections

The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2016. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot. Nominees must be members of the Society in good standing, with a history of service to […]

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On innovation in digital browsing: The Washington Post’s Cory Haik and Chris Meighan

The Washington Post went live last week with its rweb site, released after test phases over the past few months. Rweb is a new digital reading experience offering about 200 curated stories without having to navigate through the traditional homepage. The project targets The Post’s growing social and mobile audience and incorporates the mobile innovation team’s lessons learned from producing the Washington […]

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Behind the Straits Times redesign

Singapore’s biggest publishing house SPH (Singapore Press Holding) celebrated its 170th anniversary with a complete redesign of SND award-winner The Straits Times, integrated with print, online and apps. To commemorate this important event, Singapore’s most-read newspaper invited design consultant Lucie Lacava to introduce a new redesign from print to online. She has helped to redesign over 100 publications around […]

Courtney Kan has been named editor of SND.org.

Courtney Kan named SND.org editor

The Society For News Design is pleased to introduce Courtney Kan of Gannett’s Phoenix Design Studio as the new editor of SND.org. Her role will be focused on content planning and membership engagement. “My goal is to facilitate thoughtful conversation on industry issues, current and emerging trends, and drive conversation around the work created by the communities we […]

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Volunteer to Assist at SND37

It’s time to step up once again and assist with the Best of News Design Creative Competition.

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On eve of Instant Articles, a Q&A with Facebook’s Robyn Morris

Facebook Instant Articles is expected to go live in the next few days, a development that has the industry watching with a mix of trepidation and excitement. It might be a watershed moment for news media, or it might be an acknowledgment that the moment already has passed. As far as SND goes, it’s already […]

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The Guts: Herstory showcases audio of female journalists

Herstory is a multimedia project from the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri. It documents the careers, experiences and personal lives of 34 women journalists who have participated in the Journalism and Women Symposium, an organization for female journalists. It features original music from Missouri students, as well. Missouri design professor Ying Wu […]

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+1T: Don’t toss those action figures on eBay

Fernando Baptista is a child of the 70s, which among other things meant sci-fi, summer blockbusters and action figures. He grew up on Star Wars, Planet of the Apes, King Kong. His mother would get him comic books and he’d spend hours sketching into the book’s margins. He’d get a Star Wars figure customize its […]