Douglas Okasaki Returns to SND Board

I am happy to announce the appointment of past-president Douglas Okasaki to the Society for News Design’s Board as the Director of International Relations. Douglas has been a devoted and long-time SND volunteer, previously as an SND Regional Director and also elected leadership roles.  He has contributed greatly to SND over the years, including hosting an Iraq […]

The times they are a-changin’ for

It was 1963 when Bob Dylan famously wrote, “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” and leveraged his fame to spur conversation during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The writing process hadn’t been completed when — according to biographer Clinton Heylin — the iconic folk singer was visited by his friend and fellow musician, Tony Glover. Glover picked up a page of the lyric, looked to Dylan and said, “What is this shit, man?” Dylan replied, “Well, you know, it seems to be what the people want to hear.”

Dylan had an intrinsic understanding of everyday people, and responded with what has become an anthem for societal change in moments both big and small.

Now marks the beginning of change for our Society.