Judges have awarded a gold medal to USA TODAY for its entry “USATODAY.com Reimagined” in the redesign category.
Judges have awarded a silver medal to the ProPublica for its entry, “Pipeline Safety Tracker” in the data project, over 50,000,000 page views/month category.
Judges have awarded the New York Times a silver medal for its entry, “United States of Subsidies” in the data project (features), over 50,000,000 page views/month category.
Judges have awarded the first gold medal in the Best of Digital Design competition to the Washington Post for its entry, “Homicides in the District” in the data project (features), over 50,000,000 page views/month category.
Judges have awarded a silver medal to the New York Times for its entry, “Over the decades, how states have shifted” in the data project, over 50,000,000 page views/month category.
Judges have awarded a silver medal to the Indianapolis Star for its entry, “49 miles, 49 minutes” in the planned coverage, under 50,000,000 page views/month category.
3 P.M. EST UPDATE: DATABASE IS BACK UP! THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE! The chips have been tallied, the cups are long gone, but the 34th edition of the Best of News Design database of winners is alive! Check it out here. But wait, there’s more! We’ll be live from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. […]
Saulo Santana is the art director for Bild am Sonntag, Axel Springer AG in Germany. Previously, he was the art director for Correio Braziliense in Brazil. Saulo is a judge on the visuals team and spoke to us through a translator. What was your favorite thing you saw on the tables this year? “The Eureka […]
Tim Parks is the deputy news and presentation editor at Omaha World-Herald. He is a judge on the news team. Was it tough to be a judge? “It’s very exhausting and you feel a lot of pressure seeing everyone’s work and knowing your judgement can be the deciding factor as to whether they get in […]
Welt am Sonntag, Berlin, Germany The judges wrote: In a world of German papers so expansive in size that you need arm extensions in order to open them, Welt am Sonntag delivers its weekly authoritative report on a very broad broadsheet with surprising restraint. While many publications cram in multiple stories and entry points to draw […]
Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark The judges wrote: After being named a World’s Best-Designed™ Newspaper winner last year, it would be very easy for any publication to become complacent or stale, but Politiken has managed to elevate its great work, and indeed, build on it. Politiken’s efforts have become a defined classic in the industry, but the designers […]
The Grid, Toronto, Canada The judges wrote: English The Grid is the perfect reflection of the community it lives in. We would describe its personality in six words: FUN, intelligent, bold, authentic, sophisticated, and young. The consistency from page to page and week to week is just staggering. And yet the staff finds ways to reinvent […]
Die Zeit, Hamburg, Germany The judges wrote: Die Zeit is a weekly newspaper that makes you feel smarter just by looking at it. It’s deep, calm and elegant — but not cold and distant. Die Zeit has gravitas and authority, but it can be playful and full of personality. An intellectual paper that is also popular with […]
Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm, Sweden The judges wrote: Dagens Nyheter is all about mixture. Topics range from serious to entertaining, with stories told in short and long forms. Looking closer, one can find variation in several more aspects. The makers of Dagens Nyheter have mastered a range of tools such as conceptual illustration, graphics and all kinds […]