The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.
The 2015 SSND competition, hosted by SSND Mizzou, is open to all college students. For entry information, click here.
Watch online uncupping of the categories! Winners revealed. First time ever in SND Competition a full broadcast coverage. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/best-of-news-design
Visit our SND facebook page to know some of the #snd36 competition winners https://www.facebook.com/societyfornewsdesign
Information graphics pages from all over the world . The pages are not necessarily award winners.
Judges will convene in Syracuse later this month to determine the Best of News Design 36th edition. We’ll precede the judging with a special training opportunity for students – a workshop at Syracuse led by the judges and facilitators.
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.”
The New York Times has won a silver medal for “Houses in the Path of the Washington Mudslide.”
“You see it, you understand the story. You leave with everything.”
National Geographic has won a silver medal in the Features Coverage category with its piece, “Outer Space’s Big Questions.” “It’s a completely visual experience. The attention to deal pushes you.”
The first day of #SNDCrashCourse was an opportunity for advice. Students were able to learn about Kyle Ellis’ and Alex Bordens’ career paths, ask about life in current work settings, and ask how to find jobs and internships.
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.
On Dec. 14 Turkish authorities raided Zaman’s offices and detained its editor-in-chief, Ekrem Dumanli, as part of a wider media crackdown. Dumanli was held for five days.