“I think one of the best things that journalists can give to the world is our editing…. This is a complicated story, but it does not seem complicated.”
“The thing we didn’t see enough of that this thing did successfully is create a community around the project… not only did they create community around it, but they tapped into that thing that makes you want to share.”
ProPublica has won a silver medal in the Information Graphics, Planned Coverage category for its piece “Treatment Tracker.”
It’s effective, innovative, and pushing the boundaries of aesthetic and technical proficiency.
“You see a ton of galleries of user generated content…and it’s always presented in the same way. This way of putting it together was very clever.”
“I like everything about this: The execution, the idea. I like that it’s evolving around conversations. This seems like the right approach to talk about this subject.”
“It’s so visually different. It’s not gimmicky. Instead of it all just being vertical, there are nice angles, like taking you behind a tree. This one didn’t feel like scroll hijacking.”
The Washington Post has been awarded a silver medal in the Use of Multimedia category for its piece “Bad News Beards.”
Judges award the New York Times a gold medal in the Use of Multimedia category for its piece “My Travels With the Curse of Maracanã.”
Judges award a silver medal to NPR Visuals in the Portfolio: Organization category
How do we evaluate entries in the “Best of Digital Design” competition? This graphic explains the process.
Judges award a gold medal to the Harvard Law Review for its redesign. “If other sites treated the reading experience the way that they do, reading experiences would be that much better…. It totally respects the medium and what it is.”
The Berliner Morgenpost has won a silver medal for “Die Narbe der Stadt” “A lot of what I miss in a lot of what we see is the human touch. This has it and puts it in the realm of something I care about.”
The Washington Post has won a silver medal for “What Happened to Flight 370?” “Among the collections of coverage, I thought that they got really creative using different kinds of visuals.”
NPR has won a silver medal for “Election Party!” “It’s super creative and inventive in that they thought about what their users are going to be doing during this day, and how they can be a part of that.”
The New York Times has won silver for “Is That a Luge in Times Square?“ “They differentiate themselves. Four Olympics ago, everybody did sort of drawing graphics. Now, the Times does something that’s different from what other people did.”