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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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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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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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#SNDSF: Hands-on training on design thinking for journalists

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, Chris Courtney and Tran Ha share a preview of their hands-on Design Thinking session.

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#SNDSF: What people are talking about

Our weekly roundup of stories, tweets and posts you might have missed the previous week from speakers, members and us here at SND. Find something interesting? Give it a share and join the conversation by tagging #SNDSF on Twitter.

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#SNDSF keynote speaker Kawandeep Virdee on turning insights into actions

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews keynote speaker Kawandeep Virdee of Embedly about UX, analytics and building bridges across sectors.

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#SNDSF speaker Darren Sanefski shares a look behind the magazine covers

SND interviews #SNDSF speaker Darren Sanefski, an associate professor at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at University of Mississippi, about the school’s research into magazine covers and newsstand sales and his upcoming presentation at the workshop in San Francisco.

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#SNDSF: What people are talking about

Our weekly roundup of stories, tweets and posts you might have missed the previous week from speakers, members and us here at SND. Find something interesting? Give it a share and join the conversation by tagging #SNDSF on Twitter.

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#SNDSF speaker Ben Fry of Fathom on art and technology

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews keynote speaker Ben Fry of Fathom, a design and software consultancy in Boston.

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#SNDSF: Ellen Collier shares 5 tips for first-time attendees

SND is looking forward to welcoming journalists, innovators, students and advisors to San Francisco next month for SNDSF: Evolving our Craft. The complete schedule of speakers is posted and you can still register for the conference here. To continue our preview of what to expect, we’ve asked a few frequent workshop attendees to share their tips for making […]

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#SNDSF: What people are talking about

Our weekly roundup of stories, tweets and posts you might have missed the previous week from speakers, members and us here at SND. Find something interesting? Give it a share and join the conversation by tagging #SNDSF on Twitter.

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#SNDSF: Jon Wile shares 5 tips for networking and sharing inspiration in San Francisco

To continue our preview of what to expect, we’ve asked a few frequent workshop attendees to share their tips for making the most out of the weekend. Jon Wile is the Director of Design and Research at American City Business Journals. Here’s what he had to say.

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#SNDSF: What people are talking about

Our weekly roundup of stories, tweets and posts you might have missed the previous week from speakers, members and us here at SND. Find something interesting? Give it a share and join the conversation by tagging #SNDSF on Twitter.

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#SNDSF: Alyson Morris shares her 5 workshop tips

SND is looking forward to welcoming journalists, innovators, students and advisors to San Francisco next month for SNDSF: Evolving our Craft. The complete schedule of speakers has just been released and you can still register for the conference here. To continue our preview of what to expect, we’ve asked a few frequent workshop attendees to share their […]

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#SNDSF: Send your donations for the SND Foundation silent auction

Money raised supports work to help educate and inspire future visual journalists.

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#SNDSF: Julie Elman shares 5 tips for first-time student attendees

SND is looking forward to welcoming journalists, innovators, students and advisors to San Francisco next month for SNDSF: Evolving our Craft. The complete schedule of speakers has just been released and you can still register for the conference here. To continue our preview of what to expect, we’ve asked a few frequent workshop attendees to share their […]

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