On April 11, 2015 SND, the Society for News Design, announced Facebook as the World’s Best-Designed News website at its Best of Digital Design competition. Reaction was wide ranging — mostly critical. But is was clear that Facebook was described as a news website whether you liked it or not. A couple of weeks ago […]
Two competitions for news design have just been completed. One competition in the US and one in Scandinavia. Scandinavian entries did great in the US. Congratulations. In the Scandinavian competition we had fewer entries in the print categories than we are used to. In the digital competition the number of entries was about the same […]
We choose every day. What to do, who to talk to, what to eat, who to care for and who not, what to wear or what to attend. Just a couple of weeks ago 13 judges had to choose, what they found best entries in the competition Best of News Design Scandinavia. They did choose, […]
What’s wrong with our industry? That’s a question for SND Scandinavia’s next annual workshop in Copenhagen 10–11 October 2013.
Dagens Nyheter and Politiken (second year in a row!) are World’s Best Designed Newspapers 2012.
This fall has been very turbulent in Scandinavia, not at least in Sweden. All who attended SPACE 2012 in Copenhagen remember that Lena K Samuelsson, Editor-in-chief at Svenska Dagbladet, talked about how the company is rethinking the newspaper after the news that about 60 people will leave SvD. The Schibsted group are pulling the handbrake […]
The Olympic Games in London is over. And as a usual the great emptiness arises afterwards. USA, China and Great Britain, in that order, won the most medals.
”The internet enables those tasks to be performed remotely, and other newspaper chains have made similar moves.”
SNDS chairman Anders Tapola took the journey around social media in search for good news but also notice the hate on the Internet after the Norway tragedy
First of all, let me thank all of you who participated in the Make a Difference seminar in Stockholm in May. I do hope we will meet again next year in Copenhagen, where the theme will be SPACE.