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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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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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Introducing the 35th edition covers

Congratulations and a big thank you to Greg Mees, Hunter Thompson and Adonis Durado, whose submissions have been chosen as the cover designs for the 35th Edition Best of News Design book, to be published and sent to members this fall. Greg and Hunter designed the CMYK/print/tablet cover, which will appear on the soft-cover edition, [...]

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The 35th cover: final vote

From 42 original cover possibilities, we’re down to seven. But there can be only one. So please help us determine the cover of 35th Annual Best of News Design book celebrating the winners. Have a look at the slide show below (use the View-Fullscreen function in the right corner to view the images larger), and [...]

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Vote for the 35th book cover

Judges from across the globe met in Syracuse and Indianapolis recently for the Best of News Design competitions in print and digital. Their work is done. Now we turn to you. We’d like you to be the judge of this edition’s cover. We’re asking the design community to vote on the cover of 35th Annual [...]

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SND35: Judges name Nautilus, WNYC, Al Jazeera and NYT World’s Best-Designed

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce the 2013 World’s Best-Designed™ news sites and apps: NAUTILUS, WNYC for iPhone, Al Jazeera America for iPhone and The New York Times.

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SND35: Judges award silver medal to Washington Post long-form portfolio

Best of Digital Design judges awarded a silver medal to the Washington Post’s long-form overall portfolio. It was the 12th silver medal awarded in the competition.

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SND35: Judges award Washington Post interactive stories portfolio silver medal

Best of Digital Design judges awarded a silver medal to a Washington Post portfolio featuring interactive stories. It is the competition’s 11th silver medal.

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SND35: Judges award silver to New York Times overall portfolio

Best of Digital Design judges awarded The New York Times’ organizational portfolio a silver medal. It was the 10th silver medal awarded in the competition.

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SND35: Judges award New York Times silver medal for mayoral election coverage

Best of Digital Design judges awarded The New York Times a silver medal for its mayoral election coverage. It was the 9th silver medal awarded in the competition.

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SND35: Judges award gold and silver medals for NPR’s Planet Money presentation

Best of Digital Design judges awarded NPR’s “Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt” presentation two medals in two different categories.

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SND35: Judges award silver to Nat Geo for Last Song digital edition article

Tbe Best of Digital Design judges awarded National Geographic a silver award in the single story project category for its “Last Song” digital edition article; the 7th silver medal.

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SND35: Judges award silver medal to UTSD assault rifle presentation

Best of Digital Design judges awarded UT San Diego a silver medal in the “use of multimedia” category for its “How California restricts assault rifles” presentation. It is the competition’s 6th silver medal.

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SND35: Judges award Guardian’s Firestorm a silver medal

Best of Digital Design judges have awarded The Guardian a silver medal in the “Use of Multimedia” category for its Firestorm presentation. It is the competition’s fifth silver medal.

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SND35: National Geographic wins silver medal for Serengeti presentation

The Best of Digital Design judges have given National Geographic a silver medal in the use of multimedia category for its presentation on Serengeti lions. It is the competition’s fourth silver medal.

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SND35: Guardian wins competition’s first gold medal for NSA interactive

Judges have awarded the Best of Digital Design’s first gold medal to the Guardian for its interactive NSA/Edward Snowden graphic in the “use of multimedia” category.

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