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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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Join us for the SND37 student workshop

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

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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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SND37 Call For Entries: Updates to Categories 4 and 5

In the wake of world news since the 37th Best of News Design Call for Entries was printed, two categories have been updated. Category 4, Breaking News Topics: Subcategory 4F now reads: ISIS/Terrorism (Including Paris Attacks and Syria Crisis) Category 5, Special News Topics: Subcategory 5F now reads: ISIS/Terrorism (Including Paris Attacks and Syria Crisis) […]

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37th Call For Entries is Here

The 37th Edition Call for Entries is live and ready for use.

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The 37th Call For Entries: A Preview

With the release of the 37th Call For Entries drawing near, have a look at everything that’s new for the 2016 edition.

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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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Volunteer to Assist at SND37

It’s time to step up once again and assist with the Best of News Design Creative Competition.

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The Guts: Columbia Missourian launches responsive redesign

The Columbia Missourian is unique because it’s a city paper serving the residents of Columbia, Missouri, but its staffed by the journalism students at the University of Missouri supervised by faculty editors. The Missourian recently launched a responsive redesign, and faculty news editor Elizabeth Stephens took us behind the scenes. Editors hope this redesign will aid in allowing […]

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Sports Designer of the Year

The 2014 Sports Designer of the YEar

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Editors’ Choice

The votes are in, and here are your Editors’ Choice winners in the Best of Sports Design 2014.

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The inner workings of that New York Times SportsMonday cover

Q&A with Jason Stallman and Wayne Kamidoi about Monday’s story-only New York Times sports cover.

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Special Section Covers

The final category! Special Section Covers winners in Best of Sports Design 2014

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Live Game Covers

Live Game Covers winners in Best of Sports Design 2014.

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Enterprise/Feature Centerpiece

Enterprise/Feature Centerpiece winners in Best of Sports Design 2014.

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