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A reminder that if you haven’t already begun pulling and assembling your entries for the 37th annual Best of News Design print creative competition, now is the time to act. The U.S. entry deadline — along with all entries in the combination print/digital Category 20 — is January 28, 2016. You can find the Call […]
Design Journal is back! [Cue the trumpets!] We’re thrilled that the Journal has returned after a long hiatus. And cranking it back up, again, was quite the journey. What you’ll soon be holding in your hands (if you don’t already have it by now) is a magazine that was printed in Dubai, shipped to Orlando, […]
We’ve built this issue of Design Journal around the theme of passion and how it has a hold on us all. Visual designers and educators from around the world open up about how passion drives them in the work they do: Lars Pyrds stresses putting heart behind your work; Paul Wallen opens up about the […]
In the wake of world news since the 37th Best of News Design Call for Entries was printed, two categories have been updated. Category 4, Breaking News Topics: Subcategory 4F now reads: ISIS/Terrorism (Including Paris Attacks and Syria Crisis) Category 5, Special News Topics: Subcategory 5F now reads: ISIS/Terrorism (Including Paris Attacks and Syria Crisis) […]
Kyle Ellis, SND’s digital director and a volunteer for nearly five years, has accepted a one-year contract to help the Society achieve the objectives of a Knight Foundation grant.
The 37th Edition Call for Entries is live and ready for use.
Our annual workshop will travel to San Francisco, Charlotte, Toronto, and NYC.
With the release of the 37th Call For Entries drawing near, have a look at everything that’s new for the 2016 edition.
Tyson Evans of The New York Times is the newest officer, elected to be the next SND secretary-treasurer.
Speakers include Hugo Sanchez, Bill Gaspard and Fernando Baptista.
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 […]
An SND founder’s new book on an infamous incident in Paris The Paris of the 1920s was a city of the rich where one could also afford to be poor. The old order of kings and empires, disintegrated in the destruction and disillusionment of the Great War. Paris, a magnet for the artists, the dreamers, […]
Election season is upon us. We’ve asked the candidates for the 2016 SND office of secretary-treasurer to share their personal SND stories. The candidates are: • Tyson Evans, editor for newsroom strategy, The New York Times • Jennifer George-Palilonis, professor, Ball State University Bios for all the candidates, and more election info, can be found […]
Again, the power of strong photography communicated the human tragedy of Europe’s migrant crisis. A Turkish border guard carries the lifeless body of a 3-year-old Syrian-Kurdish child, Aylan Kurdi, found on a Turkish beach. The photos shocked the world, drawing more attention to the tragedy of illegal immigration crisis plaguing Europe. Editors in the European […]
The difficult decisions on what to publish, and when, in the wake of the tragedy in Roanoke, Va., and the social media response that follows.