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Check out the Poynter Digital Design Challenge

Last October, Roger Black and Poynter brought five well-known designers to New York City to rapid-prototype the future of news design. Now they’re gearing up for Phase II of this Design Challenge.

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Best of News Design: Never a Better Time to Enter

On the heels of one of the newsiest years in recent memory, reasons to enter SND’s flagship competition have never been clearer.

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The SND38 Call For Entries is Here!

The primary takeaway this year is the new location for judging and sending entries — the competition is now organized, audited and held in Florida.

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Volunteer to assist at SND38 in St. Petersburg

Volunteer as a facilitator assisting with SND38 in February at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Coliseum.

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Muhammad Ali: How We Covered His Death

A collection of pages and other work from around the world off of the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

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Best of Sports Design 2015: The Winners

  The headline is: Best of Sports Design has a new home. You can find all of this year’s winners at snd.org/bosd. The results are in, the winners have been selected, and you can see them all now. Vote your your favorite and in mid-June we will reveal those winners. Visit the 2015 hub here. […]

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Meet the designers and strategists who will work to prototype signals of trustworthy content

“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, […]

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Best of Sports Design 2015: Call for Entries

The call for entries for the 2015 edition of the Best of Sports Design. Entry deadline is March 14, 2016.

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Wrapping up Saturday

Today at Drumlins, the judging facility, all the judging teams worked very hard to get through a great many entries. We saw excellent work and many very deserving winners. Becky Markovitz was bringing you atmosphere from Syracuse and photos of some winners all day on Instagram. Everyone is very tired (including the person writing this post). […]

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Friday in the ‘Cuse

It was an eventful day at judging in Syracuse today. The good news is that the snow has stopped. The bad news is that means it’s about to get colder. I spent the day floating between an excellent student session and the hard-working long form team, taking a few Polaroids for my scrap book. The […]

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The SND37 student workshop: Live-streamed, archived, fabulous!

If you cannot join us in person for the SND37 student workshop, you can find live streaming right here at snd.org.

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Hello from snowy Syracuse

Hello from snowy Syracuse! Wish you were here. The SND37 Creative Competition is just starting to get rolling. Judges are trickling into the hotel, snow is (of course) falling, temperatures are dropping and it’s looking like perfect weather to stay inside for the weekend. We’re hoping the snow won’t be too deep that we can’t […]

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SND37: Syracuse For First-Timers

For all those descending on the Best of News Design judging for the first time, or who may need a refresher, everything you need is here.

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SNDF Karaoke Night Returns At SND37!

It’s time to talk music. Very bad music, performed by your industry colleagues. The long and short of this is, a year ago, at SND36, the SND Foundation Karaoke Night raised $4,850 — more than double its previous judging record. We cannot revert to old ways after a year like that. Whether you’re attending or following […]

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SND37 Deadline Week: Details and Resources

Resources and information as the Best of News Design’s 37th edition deadlines are upon us.

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SND37 U.S. Entry Deadline 10 Days Away

A reminder that if you haven’t already begun pulling and assembling your entries for the 37th annual Best of News Design print creative competition, now is the time to act. The U.S. entry deadline — along with all entries in the combination print/digital Category 20 — is January 28, 2016. You can find the Call […]

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