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Meet the interns: Emma Grdina

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Emma Grdina talks about her experience at The Omaha World-Herald.

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Meet the interns: Matt Callahan, The New York Times

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Matt Callahan talks about his experience at The New York Times.

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Meet the interns: Adam Baumgartner, The Chicago Tribune

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Adam Baumgartner talks about his experience at The Chicago Tribune.

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Meet the interns: Missy Wilson, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Missy Wilson talks about her experience at The Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Meet the interns: Jake Newton, The Los Angeles Times

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Jake Newton talks about his experience at The Los Angeles Times.

Plan, reuse, and ‘just say no’: doing more with less

By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel When you have to do more with less — and it happens to all of us — it’s easy to fall into the trap of killing ourselves, or doing subpar work. Laura Stanton, of The Washington Post, offers another way. “It all comes down to you and your great ideas,” [...]

People covered in dust walk over debris near the World Trade Center in New York City, on September 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Gulnara Samoilova)

Design lessons from 9/11

What did you learn?

There was stunning photojournalism from the attacks. There were astounding information graphics. There was indelible design. As a visual journalist, what did you learn from 9/11? Share your story.

Lars Pryds shows how “In cold Scandinavia, magazines are hot” at SND STL

Our next speaker comes to us from the far north for a sizzling session: In cold Scandinavia, magazines are hot Newspapers are struggling to survive, cutting costs and staff – and it shows on the pages. Magazines seems to have more room for experiments, and visuals are part of the fight to get and keep [...]

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Celebrating the merits of print in INK

INK is not about one weekend in Denver. It is about the work we do every day. Our lives, our people and our livelihood. We talk with the architects behind INK — the 40-page, all color news magazine created at the R&D lab during the Denver SND conference as a celebration of print.
(Order your printed copy of INK today!)

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Type designer Matthew Carter receives MacArthur ‘genius’ fellowship

Type designer Matthew Carter has been named a MacArthur fellow for 2010. The $500,000 no-strings-attached grant, often referred to as the “genius award,” is given to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

Designers: Restrain yourself

Growing up, my mom always told me to KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid. And although I should have been slightly offended at my mother calling me stupid, I took her advice to heart. Listening to Julie Elman share her secrets behind a well-designed photo spread, I’m glad I had listened to my mom; turns out, [...]

10 things to do to make newspapers great all the time

Everyone wants to have a really, really ridiculously good-looking newspaper every day. To get there, magazine design guru Robert Newman recommends to throw away the Wired and ESPN magazines on your desks, replace them with Real Simple, New York Magazine and the New York Post and design your paper like a newsmagazine. Newspapers can start [...]

From Print to Web and Back, with a World’s Best

Designers from a World’s Best newspaper der Freitag discuss how they approached their print and Web redesign. Keeping the focus on reader interaction and a political debate format, they created stunning products that are easy to navigate and visually engaging.

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Breaking out with Russia’s Best Designed

Svetlana Maximchenko leads her newsroom with one charge: Please do something crazy —  break out. When was the last time your boss uttered those words? The editor-in-chief and founder of Akzia newspaper shared an hour of the wealth of print design currently happening in Russia. Her general interest biweekly has won two World’s Best Designed awards [...]

Designing print and online simultaneously… or basically trying to stay sane.

Newsrooms across the country are facing the same problem: smaller design staffs, more design work to do. However, The Tennessean’s Jeff Glick explained how his newsroom makes it work (and stays sane). “It’s doable. It’s not easy, and you really have to figure out what works for your paper,” he said. The key is management. [...]

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Name that logo, a quiz for design obsessives

Here are 26 distinctive letterforms and four well-known symbols from newspapers and magazines around the world. How many can you name? First correct answer receives a prize from the SND vault.