By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel The mobile and tablet landscape has changed a lot in the last year, since Denver. It changed since last week! At a panel discussion, Steve Yelvington of Morris, Chris Courtney of Tribune and Ray Marcano of Cox took a look at where we are, what’s next, and, as Courtney put […]
What were you doing five years ago? What are you doing now? What do you think you’ll be doing five years in the future? And how optimistic were you at each of those junctures?
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By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel When you have to do more with less — and it happens to all of us — it’s easy to fall into the trap of killing ourselves, or doing subpar work. Laura Stanton, of The Washington Post, offers another way. “It all comes down to you and your great ideas,” […]
By Rachel Schallom, University of Missouri The best designers across the country aren’t the only ones using the #SNDSTL hashtag. Here’s a tweet for a morning smile. @GailPennington: I don’t know what #SNDSTL is, but it sounds like fun. Welcome to town, whoever you are.
Observations from the first day in St. Louis: A great start
Cristóbal Edwards has been named SND’s international director. “Chris is uniquely positioned because of his diverse media experience coupled with his extensive travel and connections with visual journalists all over the globe,” said Steve Dorsey, SND president.
Edwards, 42, has flown just about one million air miles to 48 countries, 30 US states and two Canadian provinces since he first traveled abroad, when he was 3 months old… but this year’s SND workshop will be his first time in Missouri.
(Full details, in English and en Español)
Society for News Design board members gathered for our twice-a-year board meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28 on the 21st floor of the workshop hotel — The Renaissance Grand. The board is made up of volunteers from across the globe representing different geographic regions and topic areas. At the meeting were members from Dubai, Germany, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.
Are you ready to rock SND STL? It’s going to be a blast! As you’re packing up and getting ready to make your trip, below is a gaggle of important and valuable links you might be able to use: WEATHER LOOKS GREAT, PACK A JACKET OR SWEATER FOR THE EVENINGS THOUGH This weekend is looking pretty nice […]
We regret to inform you that the world lost an amazing artist and entrepreneur today, Bob Cassilly, the founder of The City Museum. It was reported this morning that he was found dead from a bulldozer accident at one of his new creations-in-progress, Cementland. On Thursday at the SND STL opening reception, you’ll get to […]
We’re cranking away on getting the final details of the convention program together and wanted to share this info-rich spread that you might be able to use before arriving in St. Louis. Along with being available here on the website, this will also be printed large and in full-color as the center double truck in […]
Going to ONA11 in Boston (Sept. 22-24) or SNDSTL in St. Louis (Sept. 29-Oct. 2)? We’ve got a couple of must-go parties for you. Both gatherings raise money for the SND Foundation, which provides training for journalists, student travel grants, internships, university scholarships and more. Sign up today!
• In Boston, the [email protected] Meetup will be on Friday night (Sept. 23) at the Back Bay Social Club from 5-8. If you went last year in D.C., you know this is a great gathering with lots of fun networking and socializing.
• In St. Louis, the SND Foundation’s Trivia Night fundraiser on Friday night (Sept. 30) will offer a local and fun way to interact with your design brothers and sisters while showing off your ninja-like knowledge.
When you’re in St. Louis, you’ll be staying on beautiful Washington Avenue (if you picked up a room at the Renaissance Grand Hotel). St. Louis’ now-hopping nightlife and loft district (which will be the site of the conference pub crawl) was once known as the garment district. After the nearby Eads Bridge opened in […]
We’re doing our best to cover every single transportation and tourist option in St. Louis and as part of that voyage to win the non-existant award for “Best Journalism Conference Website Ever” we feel compelled to notify you about St. Louis segway tours. Yes, you and your loved ones can zip around downtown attractions on […]