Angelica McKinley and Meghan Louttit join SND’s Board of Directors.
SND’s 40th anniversary workshop, creative conference and awards gala will be in New York City on March 22–24, 2018.
The Society for News Design is looking to hire a part-time or full-time correspondent to aggressively cover issues at the intersection of design, journalism and technology. This is a new position, supported by a recent grant from the Knight Foundation, to amplify the role of visual design and design thinking in news media. Expectations: Become […]
Quick course instructors Tyson Evans and Dave Wright answer five frequently asked questions from print designers looking toward the Web. Sign up for their Web Design Boot Camp in Chicago, November 7-8, to learn more.
A recap from Chicago: We spent Saturday afternoon at Tribune tower for a regional meet-up with a great variety of speakers. Throughout the afternoon we posted some of the highlights. Plenty of attendees were on Twitter, so look for more by searching #sndchicago. And, the talented Mike Rohde has posted 27 pages of sketchnotes on […]
Chris Ross, design editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune, has been a longtime facilitator here in Syracuse. This is her first year judging the competition, so the SND Web Desk asked her to keep a running diary. Monday, 9 p.m. Once back at the hotel, we regrouped for the annual trek down the block to […]
A distinct thread in online news last year revolved around the idea of connecting people — to each other, to the reporters in the newsroom, to what was happening down the block. A few of the most innovative changes to the social landscape of journalism in 2008: We mentioned Twitter in our year-end review of […]
Multimedia and interactive projects continued their rapid evolution in 2008, becoming more central to the storytelling process in newsrooms of every size. It is these types of undertakings that underscore Jeff Jarvis’ proclamation: “The building block of journalism is no longer the article.” This year saw projects with incredible breath and depth, incorporating a spectrum […]
Mobile technologies created huge ripples in 2008, both in and out of the news industry. Some milestones: The iPhone become the top-selling handset, with more than 13 million phones sold. Plus, Apple created a rapidly expanding and diverse marketplace for third-party applications. Google’s open-source mobile operating system, Android, made a big splash. Along with the […]
Michael Whitley, assistant managing editor for design and graphics, answers a few questions about the latest design evolutions at the Los Angeles Times — which were introduced today. In recent years, the Times has been a top winner at SND’s Annual Best of Newspaper Design Competition (see coverage from 2007 and 2008). Tribune’s innovation officer, […]
Q. I’m new to the Workshop. What opportunities will there be for me to meet others? Come to our first-timers session at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the Pavilion Ballroom to get a lay of the land and meet some SND veterans. Also be sure to play our “Royal” version of business card bingo — it’s […]
In “Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations” Clay Shirky’s hindsight is even sharper than 20/20. Though the book doesn’t explicitly target journalists, his ability to parse the opportunities we’ve missed or misunderstood reads like gospel in these tumultuous times. Because we have spent so much time ignoring or poorly imitating the rapidly […]
Tell us: Who is Milt? After graduating from Kendall College of Art & Design in ‘92, I worked in small, semi-underground comics and freelanced for magazines (Guitar, Rolling Stone, Money). An opening at the paper developed at the same time that I had a small show of my comics and illustration work. I invited the […]