Eight SND/NewsU webinars now available, free for members

Last week SND conducted three webinars at the Poynter Institute, featuring world-class designers from the Washington Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Villages Daily Sun. These webinars are now archived and available for viewing, along with five previous webinars created in 2017 on design and infographics. These webinars drew more than 500 participants. They are […]

#SND AMS: Smart News Design Conference

We are delighted to announce our next SND conference in Europe! This time it will be held in amazing Amsterdam. The ‘City of Freedom’ will play host to a three-day event will be filled with learning, networking and talks evolving around the general theme of SND: Smart News Design

Behind TIME magazine’s drone cover: A Q&A with D.W. Pine

video credit: Time Magazine So … who needs Photoshop or After Effects, when you have 958 drones at your disposal? Time magazine collaborated with Intel to sketch its June 11 cover in the sky — a composition of light emanating from a fleet of choreographed drones, about 100 meters in height, photographed from another drone. […]

Remembering Warren Watson, former SND president

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 […]