Society of News Design

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Taking on product and technology with the Institute for Non-Profit News

Last week, the Society for News Design teamed up with the Institute for Non-Profit News for its summit on product and technology. The two-day event in Chicago brought together senior leaders from INN member organizations to learn best practices and new skills in analytics, budgeting and hiring, design thinking, impact analysis, technology management, and project […]

Texas voter turnout is dismal. Here are 8 ways to improve it.

The Texas Tribune and the Society for News Design hosted “Texas Turnout,” a civic social weekend on Aug. 26–28.

Jim Brady on launching the and why the web excites him 20 years later

In the digital media world, Jim Brady needs no introduction. Currently the founder and CEO of Billy Penn — a mobile news platform in Philadelphia — his career in online journalism has spanned two decades serving in roles such as Executive Editor of The Washington Post dot com, Editor-in-Chief of Digital First Media, and President […]

The Boston Globe implored the American people to demand tougher gun laws; SND asked for the story behind ‘Make it stop’

At just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, The Boston Globe Opinion team tweeted the front page of the next day’s paper. On it, an AR-15 assault rife, a single bullet hole, and a headline that implored, ‘Make it stop.’ A powerful, and unequivocal call to action in the wake of the deadliest mass […]

Community and connections, SNDMakes-SF invents new experiences for the news and civic designers

A mid–design-sprint update.

Meet SNDMakes-SF, designing prototypes for the news design community

Nearly 30 organizations represented in our three-days design sprint

#SNDSF keynote speaker Kawandeep Virdee on turning insights into actions

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews keynote speaker Kawandeep Virdee of Embedly about UX, analytics and building bridges across sectors.

Video: SNDMakes-Chicago Invitational talks about their prototypes

Watch teams talk about their prototypes and learn about SNDMakes.

Meet the designers and strategists who will work to prototype signals of trustworthy content

“It’s all storytelling, you know, that’s what journalism is all about,” Tom Brokaw once said. But, how can audiences differentiate whether they’re consuming an act of journalism, or just a good story? In an age where so much of the internet is dominated by gossip, satire, and sponsored content, audiences want to know who is producing the news, […]

#SNDSF speaker Dave Stanton on mobile accessibility

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, Rachel Schallom interviews Dave Stanton of Mobiquity.

Join us for SNDMakes-SF at Code for America HQ

45 participants will be accepted, and notifications sent March 14.

SND Digital: Five short-listed for World’s Best

Digital design cues change every day as new ways to experience the news crowd the landscape. Time is the variable that has not changed, which makes it more precious than ever. With that in mind: What are the signposts for success? And to what standards should we aspire? Here are five that stood apart as […]

#SNDSF speaker Millie Tran on user feedback and experience

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews Buzzfeed’s director of global adaptation Millie Tran.

#SNDSF speaker Mike Swartz on asking the right questions

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews Mike Swartz, partner at design studio Upstatement.

SNDMakes-Chicago gaming prototypes plus links to demos, repos and presos

What we made in less than 3 days at SNDMakesCHI

Meet us in NYC to prototype better signals of trustworthiness in the news

SND is pleased to announce its partnership with the Trust Project to prototype ways to better signal trustworthiness in the news: March 18-19 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.