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 […]

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.

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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)

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.