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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?”


The SND38 Call For Entries is Here! (Now Made in Florida)

The primary takeaway this year is the new location for judging and sending entries — the competition is now organized, audited and held in Florida.

NOMINATE: Speaker recommendations for SND Charlotte

SND leadership and SND Charlotte organizers want to hear from YOU as we prepare for SND’s 39th annual workshop and exhibition in Charlotte, NC, April 19-21, 2017. We’re seeking suggestions and nominations for session presenters, panelists, themes and categories you want to participate in and learn more about. We’re striving to make SND Charlotte the […]

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Taking on product and technology with the Institute for Non-Profit News

Last week, the Society for News Design teamed up with the Institute for Non-Profit News for its summit on product and technology. The two-day event in Chicago brought together senior leaders from INN member organizations to learn best practices and new skills in analytics, budgeting and hiring, design thinking, impact analysis, technology management, and project […]


Welcome to SNDigest – SND’s exclusive newsletter for members

The Society for News Design is pleased to introduce SNDigest for the benefit of its members. It is an exclusive bimonthly newsletter for SND members, delivering curated news, highlighting new chapters, industry activities, spotlighting active members and their accomplishments. It also includes tools and tips on creativity, and interviews with industry leaders. To access it, […]


SNDMakes ATL to focus on making writing more collaborative

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce that SNDMakes is heading to Atlanta. Apply to join us the weekend of October 14-16, 2016, as the SNDMakes team partners with Cox Media Group’s Rare. We’ll be tackling the design challenge, “How might we make writing more collaborative and delightful?” with a focus on ways […]


Meet the 2016 SNDF Scholarship winner

Niklas Marienhagen, a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany, is the winner of the 2016 SND Foundation Scholarship. Marienhagen, chosen by a panel of five judges, will receive a $2,000 cash award. Marienhagen’s portfolio focuses heavily on infographics and illustration, and he credits two longtime and very active SND members — […]


Sometimes the aims are subtle

When Ole Munk was called in to redesign and help launch several new pages at Kristeligt Dagblad, he wanted to tread lightly: “The degree of change is small and that is on purpose,” he says.


Your choice: Presenting the 2017 SND 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. 26.


Texas voter turnout is dismal. Here are 8 ways to improve it.

The Texas Tribune and the Society for News Design hosted “Texas Turnout,” a civic social weekend on Aug. 26–28.


India: Let’s see your Olympic pages

India’s first and only international newspaper design site,, is conducting a news design competition based on Rio Olympics 2016 jointly with SND 19 (Society for News Design Asia-South Pacific). There is no entry fee. Good luck and show us your best!