Society of News Design



SND36: SND Foundation Karaoke Fundraiser

As judges and facilitators prepare to travel to Syracuse this weekend for the Best of News Design competition, it’s time to start thinking about the annual SND Foundation Karaoke Fundraiser.

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Information graphics pages from all over the world . The pages are not necessarily award winners.  

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The business of doing business pages. The pages are not necessarily award winners.  

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Five judges and a facilitator sort through over 200 entries competing to be named World's Best-Designed Newspaper.

Judges begin deciding the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper

Five judges, visiting Syracuse from various points around the globe, today started the process of selecting the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper, or Newspapers.

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Random sport pages for your appreciation. The pages are not necessarily award winners.

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SND36: Medal winners

Silver and Gold medal winners in the annual SND Best of News Design competition

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SND36: Award of Excellence winners

Selected Award of Excellence winners in the annual SND Best of News Design competition

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Syracuse Sun morning (710)

SND36: Meet the judges

The annual SND Best of News Design competition brought 27 professionals to Syracuse to judge the best work of 2014. The judges are broken into five groups — news, features, long form, visuals, and World’s Best. There are also two conflict judges. News Brady Jones, Designer, Omaha World Herald Erik Knobl, Visual Editor, Adrenalina (Excelsior) Scott Ladd, Presentation Editor, […]

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The full report from SND36 competition coverage

This weekend, journalists from around the world will be traveling to Syracuse, New York, to participate in the Society for News Design’s annual Best of News Design competition.

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Best of News Design judging process visualized

Each year, hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world submit their best work of the year to be judged by the Society for News Design in the annual Best of Design competition. This year, over 9,500 entries were received, and 27 judges have the task of evaluating that work this coming weekend. The 27 […]

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Join us for the Syracuse student workshop

Judges will convene in Syracuse later this month to determine the Best of News Design 36th edition. We’ll precede the judging with a special training opportunity for students – a workshop at Syracuse led by the judges and facilitators.

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Syracuse Sun morning (1240)

First time Syracuse facilitator? Here’s what you need to know.

On Friday, journalists from around the globe will head to Syracuse, NY, to help with the Society for News Design’s annual creative competition, so we asked judging veteran Andrea Zagata to write this guide for first-time facilitators.

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Danny DeBelius of NPR wins Gold in Individual Portfolio

Judges awarded a gold medal to Danny DeBelius of NPR for his portfolio. See his work here:

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Judges Award Amanda Cox of the New York Times a Silver Medal for Individual Portfolio

Amanda Cox has been awarded a silver medal in the Individual Portfolio category at SND Digital’s Best of News Design.

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Washington Post Wins Silver Medal In Daily Breaking News

The Washington Post won a silver medal for its “CIA Interrogation Reports.” “This really stood out for exposing the contradictions in a very clear way.”

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‘Chasing Bayla’ Wins Silver Medal For The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe has been awarded a silver medal in the Features, Single Subject category for its piece “Chasing Bayla.” Judges remarks: “What they did here, you can click over to visual view and you can read this very beautiful and complete cliff-notes to the story.” “I think it deserves a silver because of the experimentation, but I […]

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