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Free download: The SND 2017 calendar

Let’s make 2017 a productive year for design. To help, the Society for News Design has a special gift for you: A distinct calendar highlighting the most important events during the year, featuring world-renowned illustrators. The secret for outstanding work? The planning, of course! When designers and art directors have enough time, they can produce […]

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SNDF Student Travel Grants | 39th Annual Workshop & Exhibition

To apply, fill out and submit this form by January 15, 2017 The travel grant program is made possible by the donations to the Foundation. Click here to support students pursuing careers in visual journalism. SNDF offers students grants to help them attend the Annual Workshop and Exhibition in Charlotte on April 19–21, 2017. Each […]

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U.S. Elections 2016 Showcase

The Society for News Design wants to showcase your great work in print and online for the US Election coverage. Send your pages or links to snd@snd.org Don’t forget. Please, submit your U.S. Election coveration to SND competition; print and online Don’t forget. Please, submit your U.S. Election coveration to SND competition; print and online […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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Olympics Games 2016

Sports designers worldwide plan in advance special pages that must convey the spirit of the event. SND will showcase the best Olympic Games designs. Your contribution is welcome.

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We know content management systems suck; we’re trying to fix them

At its best, a modern content management system can offer business intelligence, promote collaboration, and reduce friction in the publishing process. Unfortunately, most newsrooms — and especially legacy organizations — are held back by outdated technologies that obstruct workflows and don’t support new forms of rich media. Making matters worse, workflows are often so intertwined with […]

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Students: Time to apply for SND Foundation Scholarship 2016

The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND’s educational and research arm. Annually, SNDF awards the SND Foundation Scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career […]

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Free! Online course on the fundamentals of news design

Want a starter course on what makes for great news design? SND has partnered with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to offer a free five-week online course “Introduction to News Design” from June 27 to July 31. Registration is open. Click here to sign up for this free online course. “We’re surrounded […]

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SND Appoints Paige Connor and Lena Groeger to Board

Sara Quinn, president of The Society for News Design, announced the appointment of two new board members at the organization’s annual board meeting in San Francisco. Paige Connor, a UX/UI Visual Designer for Bloomberg BNA based in Washington, D.C., joins with a focus on growing and supporting membership. Lena Groeger, an investigative journalist and developer at ProPublica […]

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#SNDSF: Thank you

The Society for News Design wants to say thank you for taking the time to join us in San Francisco. Register now to join us at SNDCLT!

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SND Digital: Marshall Project, Quartz judged World’s Best

The Society for News Design announced two World’s Best-Designed™ news websites, Marshall Project and Quartz on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.

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Best of News Design: SND37 World’s Best and Beyond

The Society for News Design announced two World’s Best-Designed™ newspapers, Die Ziet and The National Post, on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.

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Rob Covey receives SND’s Lifetime Achievement award

The Society for News Design awarded Rob Covey its Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.

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Friends and colleagues sing the praises of Rob Covey

The Society for News Design awarded Rob Covey its Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala. Here are highlights of what those who know Covey had to say.

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