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An invitation to join us: #SNDSF

Register now for the 38th Annual Workshop and Exhibition.

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SND annual workshop: We know where we’re going

We are pleased to announce our workshop locations through 2019: San Francisco, Charlotte, Toronto, New York.

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SND receives record grant from Knight Foundation

To help journalists update and build new skills in the digital age, SND will expand its training opportunities, bringing multidisciplinary teams together to create new models, news experiences and storytelling tools, while sharing lessons to advance the field. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the expansion with $130,000. The official press […]

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SNDSF - Golden Gate

Calling all volunteers for SNDSF

Assist with the annual workshop in April and receive free registration.

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Dispatch from China: WWII Victory Day

Tian Chi is design editor at China Daily in Beijing, and the director of SND Chinese (Region 21). He sends us the following: A huge parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory in World War II was held in Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square on September 3, 2015. In China, the day was called, “Victory Day of […]

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Sept. 11 front pages (US)

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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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Behind the Straits Times redesign

Singapore’s biggest publishing house SPH (Singapore Press Holding) celebrated its 170th anniversary with a complete redesign of SND award-winner The Straits Times, integrated with print, online and apps. To commemorate this important event, Singapore’s most-read newspaper invited design consultant Lucie Lacava to introduce a new redesign from print to online. She has helped to redesign over 100 publications around […]

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Courtney Kan has been named editor of

Courtney Kan named editor

The Society For News Design is pleased to introduce Courtney Kan of Gannett’s Phoenix Design Studio as the new editor of Her role will be focused on content planning and membership engagement. “My goal is to facilitate thoughtful conversation on industry issues, current and emerging trends, and drive conversation around the work created by the communities we […]

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Welcome to the SND20 2015 Middle East Creative News Design Conference

Photo by Abrar Mohsin This second edition of the Creative News Design will be held at Dubai Knowledge Village at Dubai (UAE) October 23, 24 and 25, 2015 The Conference will be held with two workshops: Information Graphics with Fernado Baptista and Arabic Design with Osama Alwajish This conference shares the latest trends and ideas that are being implemented by […]

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Volunteers make everything possible

Are you an SND member who is committed to create a good design in your region or country? Do you want to help fellow designers to continue producing better and better work? The Society for News Design (SND) is looking for volunteers who will be part of our worldwide news design community. We are looking […]

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On naming Facebook the World’s Best-Designed™ news website

[Editor’s Note: On April 11, the Society for News Design announced Facebook was named World’s Best-Designed™ news website at its Best of Digital Design competition. Reaction was wide ranging — but mostly critical — and left many in the digital journalism community looking for insight into the process and rationale for the award. Naming Facebook the […]

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On Lifetime Achievement Award winner Steve Dorsey — motivated, creative, smart, optimistic, an inspiration

VIDEO: See Dorsey talk about his career and decades of service to the Society.

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Q&A with NYT’s Tom Bodkin — SND Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. This is a Q&A Bodkin did for SND before the ceremony.

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Quotes honoring Tom Bodkin of the NYT — SND Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. Here are quotes honoring Tom Bodkin from his friends and colleagues.

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Judges Tracy Collins and Emmet Smith present World's Best to a winning team on Saturday night.

World’s Best winners in print and digital honored

The Society for News Design on Saturday announced four World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers — Dagens Nyheter (Sweden), De Morgen (Belgium), The Guardian (Britain) and Politiken (Denmark) — and one World’s Best-Designed™ winner from the digital competition, Facebook,.

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