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Come invent tools that promote community at SNDMakes Austin

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce applications are now open for the fourth SNDMakes cohort in Austin, Texas. ‘Makes’ is the Society’s boutique prototyping event — think carefully-designed-dinner-party, not hackathon free-for-all — that uses principles of design-thinking to create solutions for modern news and media companies. Join us in Austin, the weekend of […]

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CampSND: Dive into digital design and development

Former attendee Kai Teoh shares his experiences.

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The candidates’ vision for SND

Election season is upon us. We’ve asked the candidates for the 2016 SND office of secretary-treasurer to share their personal SND stories. The candidates are: • Tyson Evans, editor for newsroom strategy, The New York Times • Jennifer George-Palilonis, professor, Ball State University Bios for all the candidates, and more election info, can be found […]

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The quandary of graphic photography (Warning: disturbing images)

The difficult decisions on what to publish, and when, in the wake of the tragedy in Roanoke, Va., and the social media response that follows.

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Inspiring lineup for SNDS 2015 Conference

Explore the best design and innovation in publishing, October 1-2 in Copenhagen.

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Aviva Loeb wins SNDF scholarship

Aviva Loeb, a senior at the University of Vermont, is this year’s winner of the $2,000 SND Foundation scholarship. Loeb, who is planning to graduate in December, has interned at San Diego Magazine and the Jerusalem Post, and was Layout Editor of The Vermont Cynic, the school’s newspaper that she joined as a freshman. In […]

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Meet the 2016 officer candidates

We’re pleased to introduce you to this year’s candidates for the 2016 SND offices of secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. Voting is open to all SND members and will begin on Sept. 7. Your candidates are: For the position of SND president: • Sara Quinn, journalism consultant and researcher, Kansas State University For the position […]

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Javier Errea on the redesign of Liberation

Libération, one of France’s most iconic newspapers, launched its redesigned print edition on June 1st. They called on SND-award winner Javier Errea who achieved a spectacular redesign, paying tribute to Libération’s original rebellious spirit. Errea shares a look at his process.     What was the brief of this redesign? It is not a secret that […]

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Jennifer George-Palilonis on multimedia education and a new challenge at Ball State

Ball State grads are everywhere in our profession, and wherever they are, there is a connection to Jennifer George-Palilonis. Palilonis, a full professor at Ball State, recently stepped down as journalism graphics sequence coordinator to become co-director of the school’s new Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, which will offer a master’s program in […]

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Chelsea and the City: Lessons learned after 2 years in NYC

Chelsea Kardokus, designer at TIME, moved to New York City in 2013 and we followed her transition from Ball State University to life as a young professional in Manhattan through her blog series for SND, Chelsea & The City. Two years later, Chelsea shares what she has learned and gives us a look at her recent projects. You started […]