The 2018 design competition jury meet in Helsinki during the first week of March 2019.
During some intense days they will go through hundreds of entries from all Nordic and Baltic countries, both digital and printed publications.
The results of this year’s competition will be revealed later this spring. Keep your eyes open for information on snds.org.
Thank you to all participating in the competition, and also thank you to our hosts.
Five judges of the Worlds Best Designed™ Newspaper competition narrowed down more than 100 entries to 10 finalists over three days of deliberations in St. Petersburg.
Steve Dorsey, Javier Errea, Bill Gaspard, Suzette Moyer and Shazna Nessa first defined a shared vision and framework before paging through multiple sections from each newspaper entered.
You can read more about the finalists at snd.org
The Swedish Publishers Organisation – TU -Medier i Sverige – has announced the nominees in the contest Årets Dagstidning 2019. The winners will be presented at a Gala Show at Berns in Stockholm April 11.
Årets Dagstidning has seven categories and 18 newspapers and newsorganizations has been nominated in the competition as well as three persons.
You can read more about the nominees at arets-dagstidning-in-sweden
It was a close race but in the end Bonnier bought the Swedish Mittmedia. The Norwegian Polaris, owned by Schibsted, was also in the market for buying the Swedish newspaper group, CEO of Schibsted, Per Axel Koch according to kampanje.com
The Danish Newspaper Politiken got three Bronze medals in the competition Best Digital Design 2018, which were held in Washington. The competition is conducted by Society for News Design. 1300 entries took part in the competition.
You can read more here: https://politiken.dk/indland/art7039908/Politiken-vinder-tre-medaljer-til-Best-Digital-Design-2018.
You can now sign up for Nordiske Mediedager which will take place May 8 to May 10 in Bergen Norway.
Parts of the program has been published.
Take a look at www.nordiskemediedager.no
Bonnier has put a bid on the Swedish Mediahouse, Swedish Medievärlden tells. The Norwegian company Polaris has also put a bid. Mittmedia publish 28 local- og free newspapers and is the owner of several , digital portals.
Dagens Nyheter is looking for at graphic designer who has a great interest in both print and digital design.
Merete Eldrup, CEO of Danish Broadcaster TV2Denmark has announced her resignation. The chairman of the board, Jimmy Maymann expects to have found a new CEO in the end of 2019.
Merete Eldrup has been CEO for 11 years and is expeted to work as boardmember in different companies in the future.
40-year-old Nikolai Astrup from the party Høyre, has been appointed as the first ever Minister of IT in Norway.
IKT-Norge, the interest group of the Norwegian IT-branch, is pleased with the appointment.
– The government should have a Minister for digitization in order to succeed in technology projects, CEO in IKR-Norge says Heidi Austlid.