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Meet us in NYC to prototype better signals of trustworthiness in the news

In today’s digital world, high-quality journalism can be difficult to distinguish from promotional content or even fakery. In fact, only 4 in 10 Americans trust the media’s ability to report the news fully, accurately and fairly. Audiences want to know who is producing the news, how they’re producing it, and whether it’s driven by an […]

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#SNDSF speaker Mariana Santos on immersive journalism

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews Fusion director of interactive and animation Mariana Santos.


SND37: Syracuse For First-Timers

For all those descending on the Best of News Design judging for the first time, or who may need a refresher, everything you need is here.

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From social justice to news games, SNDMakes Chicago is hacking on gaming community

Mid-sprint updates from our first invitaional.


SNDF Karaoke Night Returns At SND37!

It’s time to talk music. Very bad music, performed by your industry colleagues. The long and short of this is, a year ago, at SND36, the SND Foundation Karaoke Night raised $4,850 — more than double its previous judging record. We cannot revert to old ways after a year like that. Whether you’re attending or following […]


Join us for the SND37 student workshop

If you cannot join us in person for the SND37 student workshop, you can find live streaming right here at

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#SNDSF speaker Michael Martin on flexible design solutions

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews Michael Martin, managing partner at Code & Theory.

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Meet the ‘makers’ gathering in Chicago to prototype for the gaming community

Nearly 30 organizations represented for 2.5-days of making

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#SNDSF speaker Katie Zhu on media, tech and connection

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews Katie Zhu works for Medium as a Product Manager and Engineer. Katie is passionate about media and technology’s potential to strengthen connections through storytelling.

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Video: SNDMakes Austin talk about their prototypes

Watch teams talk about their prototypes, and learn a bit more about SNDMakes.