O Globo (of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has earned the first-ever Best of Show award in SND’s annual ÑH competition, which covers Spain, Portugal and Latin America. O Globo’s 14-minute video presentation, “The War for Brazil” earned the honor for its powerful look at how the number of murders in Brazil exceeds that of wars, […]
ÑH2018 is just a few weeks away — make plans to join us October 25 at the Facultad de Arquitectura Diseño y Urbanismo de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina). The official site is here. ÑH is a celebration of design from the Iberian Peninsula (Spain + Portugal) and from Central and South America. This […]
The Call for Entries booklet for the 40th Edition of the Best of News Design Creative Competition is now available for download as a pdf, along with the Entry Form, the Tally & Payment Form, and the Category Coupons. The editable version of the Entry Form is posted, other editable forms will be coming soon. […]
SND is partnering with Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. Sessions will be held at the downtown Medill campus and the neighboring Swissotel from April 4-6, 2019.
These webinars are now archived and available for viewing, along with five previous webinars created in 2017 on design and infographics.
SND will be out in force at ONA’s annual conference, Sept. 13-15 in Austin, Texas. We’re thrilled to be hosting two “takeover” #design sessions at @ONAConf. The sessions will be back-to-back, and both will be Austin-themed. “We’re excited to partner with ONA and bolster the design portion of an already awesome program,” said SND’s Matt […]
Los Premios ÑH, organizados por la SND-E y SND SUD, destacan la excelencia en el diseño de noticias de América Latina, España y Portugal. ¡A participar! Ya están disponibles las bases de los Premios ÑH2018. Como cada año, el Capítulo Español y Sudamericano de la Society for News Design convoca los Premios ÑH Lo Mejor […]
Each year, the SND Foundation awards a scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career in visual journalism. The cash award is $2,000. This scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors at any accredited four-year school worldwide. The student must be a member in good standing of the […]
I wanted to post this front page, just to take a moment to reflect upon the work we do as journalists. I think we all feel a kinship with our colleagues in Annapolis, Maryland, whose newsroom fell under attack yesterday. We share in their grief, and we, as fellow human beings, stand amazed at their […]
We are thrilled to announce three new webinars, coming in July. These will be offered live in July and will be free for SND members.
We lost a friend and colleague last week, with the passing of Theo Caviness, the longtime art director at the New York Post and the New York Daily News. Caviness, 42, was a senior digital designer for ESPN in Bristol, Conn. He suffered a heart attack during the commute from Bristol, Conn., to his home […]
The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2019. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot.
From Marty Steffens, professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism: Former SND President Warren Watson died May 27 at Maine Medical Center in Augusta, where he had been hospitalized since mid-December with complications of diabetes. The longtime journalist and nonprofit executive was 67. Watson was SND president in 2003 and later served as […]
The Society for News Design has awarded three newspapers—The New York Times, Het Parool of The Netherlands, and Die Zeit of Germany—the designation of “World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™” in its 39th annual “Best of News Design™ Creative Competition.” The Times became the first U.S. paper to win the award since it last earned the honor in […]
SND is on Capitol Hill today, working with our friends from Tumblr to hold International Chart Day. A number of sites have gotten into it; I’ll be posting updates throughout the day. Roll Call is covering the event, and has posted a video with tips for Congressmen to create better floor charts. Storytelling With Data […]