The failed coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July left more than 270 people dead and resulted in a government crackdown against journalists, among others. Erdogan, with dictatorial aspirations, has abolished press freedoms and specifically targeted journalists at Zaman, the leading news organization in Turkey and home to a phenomenal team of visual journalists. […]
The ÑH competition, the most prestigious newspaper competition in Spain and Portugal, is expanding in 2016 to Latin America, becoming an intercontinental affair. With this change the ÑH expects to become bigger and stronger than ever.
The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2017. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot. Nominees must be members of the Society in good standing, with a history of service to […]
Sara Quinn, president of The Society for News Design, announced the appointment of two new board members at the organization’s annual board meeting in San Francisco. Paige Connor, a UX/UI Visual Designer for Bloomberg BNA based in Washington, D.C., joins with a focus on growing and supporting membership. Lena Groeger, an investigative journalist and developer at ProPublica […]
The Society for News Design announced two World’s Best-Designed™ news websites, Marshall Project and Quartz on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.
The Society for News Design announced two World’s Best-Designed™ newspapers, Die Ziet and The National Post, on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.
The Society for News Design awarded Rob Covey its Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala.
The Society for News Design awarded Rob Covey its Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the #SNDSF closing gala. Here are highlights of what those who know Covey had to say.
For the first time, the Society for News Design has released a digital version of The Best of News Design annual book for iPad and iPhone. Created by Douglas Okasaki, SND vice-president, the ebook is a completely new experience.
Our aim: to create a line-up of top-notch programs IRL, and a peer-to-peer learning community online.
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 […]
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.
Our annual workshop will travel to San Francisco, Charlotte, Toronto, and NYC.
Tyson Evans of The New York Times is the newest officer, elected to be the next SND secretary-treasurer.
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 […]