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 […]
(Editor’s note: The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce the next event in its SNDConnects series. On August 26-28 we will co-host “Turnout Texas” in partnership with the Texas Tribune. SNDConnects is designed to lend event support or skills training to NGOs, non-profits, open-source projects, and academic institutions. While this event will focus on the impact of Texas on […]
In the digital media world, Jim Brady needs no introduction. Currently the founder and CEO of Billy Penn — a mobile news platform in Philadelphia — his career in online journalism has spanned two decades serving in roles such as Executive Editor of The Washington Post dot com, Editor-in-Chief of Digital First Media, and President […]
At just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, The Boston Globe Opinion team tweeted the front page of the next day’s paper. On it, an AR-15 assault rife, a single bullet hole, and a headline that implored, ‘Make it stop.’ A powerful, and unequivocal call to action in the wake of the deadliest mass […]
The Society for News Design announced in October 2015 it would bring its annual workshop and exhibition to Charlotte, N.C., in April 2017. We’re excited to welcome hundreds of visual journalists, artists, designers and developers to the Queen City. We’re also looking forward to working closely with local creatives to bring together a community of […]
The Society for News Design is now accepting applications for its latest program: SND Experience. Leveraging the expertise of our international design community, SNDExp is a hands-on, experiential program created to bolster storytelling and support problem solving at NGOs, non-profits, open-source projects, and academic institutions. Together, our team will work with yours to create a […]
“How might we help the people who consume our journalism gain more trust in the news?”
“It’s all storytelling, you know, that’s what journalism is all about,” Tom Brokaw once said. But, how can audiences differentiate whether they’re consuming an act of journalism, or just a good story? In an age where so much of the internet is dominated by gossip, satire, and sponsored content, audiences want to know who is producing the news, […]
Approximately 257 entries were given an Award of Excellence, 22 were given a Silver Medal, and 2 were given a Gold Medal.
What the judges said: “This is a perfect example of breaking down a cultural phenomena in a sophisticated manner. The graphics on the side almost invent a new way of hearing, it’s all so coordinated. It took an extremely creative approach to dealing with audio. Super innovative in blending video and motion graphic that is fresh and engaging and pulls you through what is a fairly long video.”
What the judges said: “The different assets use a variety of technology, and it all has a purpose. They didn’t just do 360 video, they annotated what is in NYC. The way they approached the navigation and thought about the packages is really interesting.”
What the judges said: “The animations were focused in such a way that it gave you a sense of place. They work beautifully on mobile, and are really tightly edited.”
SND is pleased to announce its partnership with the Trust Project to prototype ways to better signal trustworthiness in the news: March 18-19 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Our aim: to create a line-up of top-notch programs IRL, and a peer-to-peer learning community online.
On our team, graphics editors write words and reporters make charts, every day. This eliminates painful meetings between different departments and lets us just do things.
The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.