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Free! Online course on the fundamentals of news design

Want a starter course on what makes for great news design? SND has partnered with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to offer a free five-week online course “Introduction to News Design” from June 27 to July 31. Registration is open. Click here to sign up for this free online course. “We’re surrounded […]

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Malofiej 24: Register, submit work now

Now is the time to register for the 24th Malofiej infographics summit, and prepare your entries for inclusion in the print or online categories. The Malofiej is hosted at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, by SND Region 14 (Spain and Mediterranean) and is referred to as the Pulitzers for infographics. The awards, the […]

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Creative Design Conference 2015 – Dubai – schedule

Speakers include Hugo Sanchez, Bill Gaspard and Fernando Baptista.

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Bill Gaspard speaks at an SND/Wan-IFRA event in Indonesia in 2013.

On the lineup in Dubai: China Daily’s Bill Gaspard

Gaspard was one of several speakers at the conference.

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SND receives record grant from Knight Foundation

To help journalists update and build new skills in the digital age, SND will expand its training opportunities, bringing multidisciplinary teams together to create new models, news experiences and storytelling tools, while sharing lessons to advance the field. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the expansion with $130,000. The official press […]

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SND hosts first-ever Arabic layout workshop

The Arabic Layout workshop will be Oct. 23 and 24, 2015 in Dubai.

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Inspiring lineup for SNDS 2015 Conference

Explore the best design and innovation in publishing, October 1-2 in Copenhagen.

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Fernando Baptista

Dubai workshop: Fernando Baptista of National Geographic

Who wants to be a talented and successful infographic artist like Fernando Baptista?

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Welcome to the SND20 2015 Middle East Creative News Design Conference

Photo by Abrar Mohsin This second edition of the Creative News Design will be held at Dubai Knowledge Village at Dubai (UAE) October 23, 24 and 25, 2015 The Conference will be held with two workshops: Information Graphics with Fernado Baptista and Arabic Design with Osama Alwajish This conference shares the latest trends and ideas that are being implemented by […]

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Juan Velasco to lead graphics workshop in Chennai, India

Juan Velasco will lead a two-day information graphic workshop in Chennai, India, in a partnership between SND’s Region 19 and organizer WAN-IFRA.

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Two cities, two quick courses, same dates: you choose

The SND iPad/Tablet workshops kick off their fall season with a pair of two-day workshops on Oct. 24-25. Expert trainers Yuri Victor of Vox Media and Joey Marburger of the Washington Post will head to the headquarters of USA Today in McLean, Va., while Chris Courtney and Heather Billings of the Chicago Tribune will teach […]

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SND Frankfurt: 10 reasons to go

It’s time to plan your trip to Frankfurt, Germany, for the 36th SND Workshop & Exhibition, Sept. 25-27. It’s a perfect combination of learning and tourism. Ten good reasons to join us: 1) Germany is home to some of the World’s Best Designed Newspapers. Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Welt am Sonntag and Der Freitag […]

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Zaman design director Fevzi Yazici talks about the power of photojournalism.

Great work +1 = Zaman

Students mock up a feature page at the 9th annual Newspaper Design Days at Zaman. Adonis Durado of the Times of Oman is enveloped by students. When you enter the offices of Zaman newspaper in Istabul, you’re greeted by large block letters represented the five W’s and one H of journalism, as well as an […]

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WAN-IFRA and SND to host 2nd biennial “News Design Conference” in India

WAN-IFRA and SND are happy to announce the 2nd biennial News Design Conference in South Asia. Good things are often worth repeating. Such is the case for the South Asia News Design Conference, co-presented by SND and WAN-IFRA. The 2012 conference in New Delhi was such a hit that we’re bringing it back, this time […]

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A tool for providing backstory to readers at #SNDMakes

Our team set out to answer the question of “How might we better help readers understand stories by improving the context?”.Over the two-day SNDMakes designathon in March 2014, we built Backstory. It’s a visual and structural prototype that got us thinking about how we present the news.

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A tool for browsing moving stories and long-form video at #SNDMakes

Team green: Moving Stories Kyle Ellis is a designer for CNN Digital and digital director for SND Tory Hargro is visual designer manager at USA Today Frank Mina is deputy managing editor at the San Francisco Chronicle Zach Wise is faculty at Medill School, designer developer at Northwestern University Knight Lab Adam Baumgartner is a junior at Ball State University Tyler […]

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