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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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Time to enter the Best of Digital Design

To Enter: http://digital.snd.org/ Deadline: Wednesday, January 25 at 11:59 EST. Judging: Will take place February 24-26. Follow along: We’ll be using the hashtag #SNDDigital Past Winners: http://www.snd.org/bodd/ The Society for News Design is pleased to announce its 15th annual Best of Digital Design competition. The official entry site is now receiving entries. Excellence in digital […]

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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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Announcing the ÑH2016 awards

For Spanish, click here Five publications have been awarded top prizes in the ÑH2016 competition, recognizing the Best of Journalistic Design in Spain, Portugal and Latin America: * La Nación (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was named best national newspaper; * Las Provincias (Valencia, Spain), best local or regional newspaper; * Nuestro Diario (Guatemala, Guatemala), the best […]

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Announcing the Region 19 Olympics competition winners

SND’s Region 19 — covering Asia and the South Pacific, including India, Australia, Japan, Indonesia and Southeast Asia — recently put out a call for the best pages covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Entries came in from all over the globe.

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India: Let’s see your Olympic pages

India’s first and only international newspaper design site, newspaperdesign.in, is conducting a news design competition based on Rio Olympics 2016 jointly with SND 19 (Society for News Design Asia-South Pacific). There is no entry fee. Good luck and show us your best!

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ÑH competition expands to Latin America

The ÑH competition, the most prestigious newspaper competition in Spain and Portugal, is expanding in 2016 to Latin America, becoming an intercontinental affair. With this change the ÑH expects to become bigger and stronger than ever.

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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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Building a system and a style guide at The Marshall Project

Winning SND’s World’s Best™ is no easy task and according to this year’s judges, “The Marshall Project has nailed every. Single. Thing.” That’s high praise. And consider this — The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization, launched less than two years ago in late 2014. The design/product team of managing editor Gabriel Dance, director of […]

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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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The Best of News Design 36 for iPad and iPhone

For the first time, the Society for News Design has released a digital version of The Best of News Design annual book for iPad and iPhone. Created by Douglas Okasaki, SND vice-president, the ebook is a completely new experience.

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SND Digital: Five short-listed for World’s Best

Digital design cues change every day as new ways to experience the news crowd the landscape. Time is the variable that has not changed, which makes it more precious than ever. With that in mind: What are the signposts for success? And to what standards should we aspire? Here are five that stood apart as […]

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Unofficial results: Best of Digital Design competition

Approximately 257 entries were given an Award of Excellence, 22 were given a Silver Medal, and 2 were given a Gold Medal.

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SND Digital: Silver to NY Times for ‘Bieber, Diplo and Skrillex make a hit’

What the judges said: “This is a perfect example of breaking down a cultural phenomena in a sophisticated manner. The graphics on the side almost invent a new way of hearing, it’s all so coordinated. It took an extremely creative approach to dealing with audio. Super innovative in blending video and motion graphic that is fresh and engaging and pulls you through what is a fairly long video.”

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SND Digital: Silver to Wall Street Journal for ‘Demographic Destiny’

What the judges said: “The different assets use a variety of technology, and it all has a purpose. They didn’t just do 360 video, they annotated what is in NYC. The way they approached the navigation and thought about the packages is really interesting.”

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