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Project Skim improves long-form scannability on small screens at #SNDMakes

Team blue: Project Skim Damon Kiesow is senior product manager at The Boston Globe Adam Schweigert is director of technology at Investigative News Haoyun Su is a data journalist at the Indianapolis Star Tyson Whiting is a lead designer at Vox Media KK Rebecca Lai is a junior at Northwestern University and a Knight Lab student fellow Priya Krishnakumar is a [...]

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Sluice is a prototype for showing the “social gold” of a story at #SNDMakes

Team pink: Sluice Huge Ma is a front-end engineer at Vox Media Rebekah Monson is a communication manager at the University of Miami Cory Williams is support manager at Vox Media Tim Wong is a senior digital designer at The Washington Post Katie Zhu is a software engineer at Medium Nicole Zhu is a sophomore at Northwestern University and a Knight [...]

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#SNDMakes teams define projects, begin work

Day one of #SNDMakes included time for participants to discuss questions related to our topic, a series of lightning talks on subjects ranging from project management and user testing to Tarbell and Meteor.js, and low-fi wireframing.

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Agenda for #SNDmakes Indianapolis: The story form

This weekend, in conjunction with the digital competition in Indianapolis, more than 30 industry thought leader are digging in on two focused days of ideation and prototyping for #SNDmakes Indianapolis: The story form.

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Meet the design nerds gathered in Indianapolis to invent new story forms

This weekend SND is nerding out on story-form design, with a focus on inventing new ways to evolve how we think about presenting digital narratives.

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Join us for “SND Prototypes: The story experience”

SND is nerding out on story-form design, with a focus on inventing new ways to evolve how we think about presenting digital narratives.

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Phillip Ritzenberg on SND’s history (and its future)

SND asked Phillip Ritzenberg, one of the SND’s founders and its only two-term president, to speak at the Awards Banquet at SNDLOU to help commemorate the organization’s 35th anniversary. We wanted to share it here as well.

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Infographic case study: Die Zeit’s visual history of data storage

Nora Coenenberg chats about creating infographics at Die Zeit in Hamburg, Germany.

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[VIDEO] SND Louisville revisited

A retrospective video of the Society For News Design annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

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[VIDEO] Harris Siegel named Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Watch Michael Whitley present Harris Siegel the Society For News Design Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Hacktucky event results in five new products made for Kentucky

SND hosted its first hackathon event in conjunction with the annual workshop. Participants created and shipped five new products in just over 24 hours.

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Harris Siegel on hockey, kerning, and being a mentor

Harris Siegel was given SND’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday. We haven’t heard much Harris since he left newspapers in 2008, so we wanted to catch up with some questions and answers.

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Harris Siegel on contests, news design, and Springsteen

Harris Siegel was given SND’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday. We haven’t heard much Harris since he left newspapers in 2008, so we wanted to catch up with some questions and answers.

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IU Senior Will Royal’s illustrations from SND LOU

Indiana University student Will Royal illustrated speakers at SND LOU, then he posted them to Instagram. See some of the illustrations here.

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Five days Boston will never forget

Members of the Boston Globe visuals team share the behind-the-scenes story of covering the terrorist attack at the Boston marathon.

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Tips to making something great out of not-so-great situations

Saturday afternoon, Andrew Nilsen of visualinguist presented in the last round of sessions at this year’s conference. He used juggling as an analogy to explain that in the industry, everyone has to balance multiple projects, tasks and working with other people’s deadlines.

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