As Gannett continues to implement its strategy for regional design hubs, The Society caught up with Kate Marymount, Vice President/News at Gannett’s community publishing division, to ask about the process and reaction.
Keep your eye on this space for coverage of all the comings and goings of the SND Denver Workshop. The schedule is packed with networking, training and inspiration galore. It’s a workshop built for today. If you’re not here, book a flight, rent a car, stick your thumb up in the air and get here. […]
The countdown is on: 7 days until Denver. Each day until the workshop, we’ll countdown the reasons why you should attend this one-of-a-kind gathering. A workshop jam-packed with free training, customized ideas and top-of-the-line networking. Today’s reason: Unparalleled networking.
Gannett’s vice president/news discusses the company’s vision as it transitions to 5 centralized design locations for its community newspapers. “Good visual journalism isn’t an afterthought,” Marymont says. “Editors will have to ensure that the planning of coverage includes the planning of the art elements and presentation. That will remain a local responsibility.”
For five top visual journalism experts from across the globe it’s been an intense, busy, inspirational – and snowy – weekend in Syracuse.
These five – J. Bruce Baumann, Dennis Brack, Miguel Gomez, Lily Lu and Margaret O’Connor – were kind enough to share some observations before the big announcement of the winners.
The Best of Multimedia Design winners were awarded at the 2009 Society for News Design annual workshop and exhibition in Buenos Aires on Sept. 24. The competition recognizes skill, innovation and high-quality visual journalism in Web and other new-media design with quarterly and annual awards. Out of 170 quarterly award winners, nytimes.com won the two […]
I’m heartbroken about the Rocky Mountain News. My mind races between sadness, disbelief, anger and a cold, whispering fear that what we are facing as an industry could very well do the rest of us in. If it could happen there … The Rocky newsroom was wildly talented, coolly efficient and extremely close-knit. Its priorities […]
Fearlessness in the face of a scary time. Innovation alongside disruptive change. Human stories and out-of-this-world technology. New ideas and old fundamentals. These are the threads that weave through a set of ideas from a formidable group of industry experts. SND asked what’s ahead for news design in 2009. Looking into the crystal ball after […]
Over the next week, SND’s Update will feature 17 handouts from the upcoming issue of Design Journal, free for you to download. Hand-outs brought to you from visual journalism experts from all over the globe, including Eduardo Danilo, Nigel Holmes, Stephanie Grace Lim, Vince Chiaramonte, Richard Koci Hernandez, Tim Harrower, Tracy Collins, Matt Mansfield, Joe […]
The Society’s Vice President, Matt Mansfield, is leaving his longtime leadership role at the San Jose Mercury News, where he is a deputy managing editor and business development director. Mansfield steps down as part of the paper’s latest voluntary staff reductions. The buyout announcements go out this week. Mansfield joined the Mercury News as news […]
There’s no doubt that the media industry is in a deep and profound period of change. Many of those effects are discussed in these pages. While the disruption in our corner of the world can’t be downplayed, it is only part of a larger technological and cultural shift. The bottom line: Technological advances are changing […]