Society of News Design



Down to six: Vote on SND’s book cover

We began with 27 outstanding covers, from all over the world. A big thank you to all of the contributors for their concepts, and congratulations to our six finalists. After more than 5,000 votes were cast, the following represent your choices for the cover of the 36th edition of the SND annual (scroll to bottom […]

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Q&A with NYT’s Tom Bodkin — SND Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. This is a Q&A Bodkin did for SND before the ceremony.

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Vote now: The 36th Best of News Design Cover Contest

We have 26 cover possibilities for your consideration.

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Winners list: 2014 Best of Digital Design competition

The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.

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College Design contest deadline: March 23

The 2015 SSND competition, hosted by SSND Mizzou, is open to all college students. For entry information, click here.

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SND 36 TV -Exclusive!

Watch online uncupping of the categories! Winners revealed. First time ever in SND Competition a full broadcast coverage.

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SND Facebook page

Visit our SND facebook page to know some of  the  ‪#‎snd36‬ competition winners  

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Information graphics pages from all over the world . The pages are not necessarily award winners.  

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Join us for the Syracuse student workshop

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.

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Upstatement’s Harvard Law Review Redesign Wins SND Digital Gold

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.”

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Berliner Morgenpost Wins SND Digital Silver Medal

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.”

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Judges Award Silver Medal To The Washington Post

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.”

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NPR Wins Silver Medal for ‘Election Party!’

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.”

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The New York Times Wins Silver Medal For ‘Is That a Luge in Times Square?’

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.”

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The New York Times Wins Silver Medal for ‘Houses in the Path of the Washington Mudslide’

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.”

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Judges Award National Geographic Silver Medal

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.”

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