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SND Frankfurt: 10 reasons to go

It’s time to plan your trip to Frankfurt, Germany, for the 36th SND Workshop & Exhibition, Sept. 25-27. It’s a perfect combination of learning and tourism. Ten good reasons to join us: 1) Germany is home to some of the World’s Best Designed Newspapers. Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Welt am Sonntag and Der Freitag [...]

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WAN-IFRA and SND to host 2nd biennial “News Design Conference” in India

WAN-IFRA and SND are happy to announce the 2nd biennial News Design Conference in South Asia. Good things are often worth repeating. Such is the case for the South Asia News Design Conference, co-presented by SND and WAN-IFRA. The 2012 conference in New Delhi was such a hit that we’re bringing it back, this time [...]

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Crutchmer, Zagata to join the Plain Dealer

Andrea Zagata and Josh Crutchmer of the Buffalo News will be joining the design team at the Plain Dealer

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A picture is worth 1,001 words

“Arabian Nights” (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎ Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah), is a large collection of West and South Asian folk stories from the Islamic Golden Era (8th-13th centuries). Every evening, a beautiful bride called Scheherazade begins to tell a tale to her husband, the king, but does not end it in order to hold [...]

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San Francisco Business Times redesign: A chat with creative director Matt Petty

San Francisco Chronicle designer Christopher Wong chatted with Matt Petty, creative director of the San Francisco Business Times, which launches their redesign today.

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Students: Time to apply for travel grants and SND Foundation Scholarship

Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply.

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SND35: Judges name Nautilus, WNYC, Al Jazeera and NYT World’s Best-Designed

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce the 2013 World’s Best-Designed™ news sites and apps: NAUTILUS, WNYC for iPhone, Al Jazeera America for iPhone and The New York Times.

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SND35: A list of the Best of Digital Design Award Winners

Here is the final list of winners from The Best of Digital Design competition held March 21-23 at the Ball State campus in Indianapolis. The list contains awards of excellence, silver medals and gold medals.

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[Reaction] Nate Silver, ESPN launch Five Thirty Eight

Nate Silver and ESPN have officially launched Five Thirty Eight, a data-driven news site covering politics, economics, sports, science and lifestyle topics.

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[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Best of Digital Design competition

We are now accepting entries for the 4th annual Best of Digital Design Competition, highlighting the best digital stories, websites, mobile and tablet apps of 2013.

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Mario Garcia on infographics at the South China Morning Post

If looking for inspiration — and some of the best infographics being created today — turn to the South China Morning Post of Hong Kong.

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Mario Garcia chats with The Times of Oman’s Adonis Durado

Mario Garcia, Founder and CEO of Garcia Media recently spoke with Adonis Durado, art director of The Times of Oman and its sister newspaper Al Shabiba. Dr. Garcia’s conversation with Durado is republished with permission.

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Twitter’s Nicolas Belmonte on his State of the Union visualization caught up with Nicolas Belmonte of Twitter about the interactive he worked on the for the State of Union tracking Tweets across the U.S.

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SND35 video: Behind the scenes of Best of News Design™ competition

Syracuse grad student Miriam Taylor shot several videos that shows the intricate process behind the scenes at SND’s Best of News Design™ competition. SND35: Best of News Design™ competition behind the scenes from The Society for News Design on Vimeo. SND35: Best of News Design™ competition behind the scenes from The Society for News Design [...]

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SND35: World’s Best-Designed™ judges make first cut, 29 newspapers remain

The World’s Best Designed judges were hard at work on Saturday looking over all of the 192 Category 1 entries. And late last night, they made it through their first cut. What remains are 29 papers as judges have extensive discussions today. In this group of 29, judges will eventually select the few publications worthy [...]

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Phillip Ritzenberg on SND’s history (and its future)

SND asked Phillip Ritzenberg, one of the SND’s founders and its only two-term president, to speak at the Awards Banquet at SNDLOU to help commemorate the organization’s 35th anniversary. We wanted to share it here as well.

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