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[Updated again] SND35: A Look at Medal-Winners Past

As the SND35 entry deadline approaches, a look back at some work that succeeded in previous competitions.

Full winners list: SND Best of Digital Design

A team of top journalists met last month at Ball State to chose the winners in SND’s Best of Digital News Design competition. They came from Madrid, New York, St. Louis, Toronto, London, Washington DC and Chicago. Meet the judges here. The judges pored over nearly 500 entries including overall design, data projects, breaking news, […]

Back in Muncie! Meet SND33 Digital Design judges

Northwestern University students Rebecca Lai and Hilary Fung asked the Best of Digital judges a few questions in their spare time. Stephanie Stamm illustrated their portraits once again.

SND33 (Digital): Judges issue first Silver award

NPR earns first silver award for “Visualizing How a Population Grows to 7 Billion.”

SND33: Digital design competition Day 2

The judges are hard at work in Muncie judging the wonderful work in the Best of Digital Design. This morning they will finish judging the largest category — single-story project. On Friday, judges gave the first awards of the competition in this category and also judged the Redesigns category. Next, judges will move on to […]

SND33: Live in Muncie, Best of Digital Design judging begins

Welcome to the Society for News Design’s digital competition, live from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Thirteen judges and a bevy of hardworking students have gathered to recognize excellence in design and usability of digital news design, information graphics and photography. We’ll take a closer look at the judges later this weekend, but here’s […]

Awards database is now live!

Go to for a searchable database of all the winners in the 33rd Annual Best of News Design Creative Competition.

VIDEO: The process, pitch and case for Svenska Dagbladet’s Best in Show

A behind-the-scenes look at SND33’s Best in Show judges’ deliberation and final vote. Watch as judges explain their support for Svenska Dagbladet’s gold-winning entry about the Norway attacks, and the campaign for it to receive the first SND Best in Show in a decade.

Winners database: Search all the winners from SND33

After SND33, 3 judges reflect on what they saw

After viewing 230 entries in this year’s World’s Best competition, the judges share their impressions.

Judges pick 5 of the World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers

In its 33rd annual The Best of Newspaper Design™ Creative Competition, the Society for News Design has named five newspapers, representing four countries, the World’s Best-Designed™ Newspaper.

Excelsior, Mexíco City, Mexíco
Cir. 75,000 – 174-999 (Daily)

National Post, Toronto, ON, Canada
Cir. 75,000 – 174-999 (Daily)

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cir. 175,000 & over (Non-Daily)

The Grid, Toronto, ON, Canada
Cir. 25,000 – 74,000 – 74,999 (Non-Daily)

Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cir. 75,000 – 174-999 (Daily)

The Grid

World’s Best: The Grid

The Grid of Toronto was named one of the World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™ at SND33.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Germany

World’s Best: Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Germany, was named one of the World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™ at SND33.

National Post, Toronto, CN

World’s Best: National Post

The National Post of Toronto, Canada, was chosen one of the five World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™ at SND33.

Excelsior, Mexico City

World’s Best: Excelsior

One of five newspapers chosen as World’s Best at SND33 is Excelsior of Mexico City, Mexico

Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark

World’s Best: Politiken

Politiken of Copenhagen, Denmark, was chosen one of the five World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™ at SND33.

Down to the wire: Deciding the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™

The judged have spent four days leafing through newspaper pages sent in from all over the world. From 230 entries, we were left with a final 12. Of those, any number could be declared World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™. A decision is near.

Click the headline for a timeline of events at SND 33 World’s Best judging. Pus, stay tuned for the judges’ overall reactions to the entries, and learn what tripped up some newspapers who entered the competition with the best of intentions.