Judges have awarded the Best of Digital Design’s first gold medal to the Guardian for its interactive NSA/Edward Snowden graphic in the use of multimedia category.
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“There were entries in this competition that still consider multimedia to be video, and this in many ways took a complicated subject and presented them in a complete way. … I didn’t think there were any wasted elements. … It really does respect all of the components that go into it.”
“I thought it was flawless. I really enjoyed the experience. … The social network analysis and degree of separation is phenomenal.”
“It takes something that’s very personal and applies it to a news story that’s very impersonal.”