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SND36 Update: Mike Rice Named Print Competition Coordinator

Mike Rice, features design director of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, has been named print competition coordinator for the 36th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition, to be held in February 2015 in Syracuse, N.Y., on the campus of Syracuse University. Rice was appointed by SND’s print competition committee earlier this summer. He will serve [...]

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Cracked Hat: The non-sports fan behind the James portrait — and a few dozen others

In early 2013, I was looking for an illustrator to draw a portrait of Bob Dylan for the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s annual Minnesota Profile. At the time, I had a limited experience with the market, so I reached out to Los Angeles Times AME Michael Whitley and sought his advice. I asked for a list [...]

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60 Hours in Cleveland: The Plain Dealer’s LeBron Section

This post is not about me. I have been design and graphics editor at the Cleveland Plain Dealer since May 19 — by happenstance seven weeks before LeBron James announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 11. I replaced Emmet Smith, who was in the same chair in 2010 when James left the [...]

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Celebration, consternation, resignation

A peek at Saturday’s Plain Dealer, featuring news of LeBron James’ return to the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Volunteer to Assist at SND36

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with SND, or to spend a weekend with 50 of the best visual minds in the business, this is your chance. About 30 SND professional volunteers will be needed again in February to assist in the 36th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition print [...]

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Best of Sports Design 2013: Sports Designer of the Year

Best of Sports Design 2013 hits its crescendo with the announcement of 2013′s Sports Designer of the Year. Sports Designer of the Year 2013 from Rich Boudet on Vimeo. Congratulations! As a reminder, all of BOSD2013 can be found here, and stay tuned this week for a complete wrapup of the competition.

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[infographic case study] Boston Globe’s energetic interactive and print graphics

Chiqui Esteban heads a talented crew at The Boston Globe, creating a stream of great news graphics. Two forces jump to the surface when talking with Esteban. One, the lasting impact of the Globe’s much-heralded 2011 site redesign — a change that brought device-agnostic site design to the top of the news design conversation. This [...]

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BOSD2013 Editors’ Choice: Covers

Best of Sports Design 2013: Editors’ Choice covers.

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BOSD2013 Editors’ Choice: Cover Stories

Best of Sports Design 2013: Editors’ Choice results in the cover stories category.

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The Reliability of Consequence

This is a post about journalism, about headlines, about newspaper design, and about consequences. I want to discuss the sports cover of Thursday’s Oklahoman.

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BOSD2013 Editors’ Choice: Breaking News and Special Coverage

Best of Sports Design 2013: Editors’ Choice results in the breaking news and special coverage category.

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BOSD2013 Editors’ Choice: Inside Pages

Best of Sports Design 2013: Editors’ Choice results in the inside pages category.

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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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BOSD2013 Editors’ Choice: Photo Page, Sports Illustration

Best of Sports Design 2013: Editors’ Choice results in the photo page, sports illustration category.

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[Infographic case study] The energetic visualizations from Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag

Plotting a course in the changing media landscape leading Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag made a new commitment to infographics. Infographics designer Marina Breame, took time to talk with SND and share some of their projects.

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Best of Sports Design 2013: Special Section Covers

Special section covers winners in the Best of Sports Design 2013 contest.

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