By: Staff reports
Germany, Mexico Have Best-Designed Papers
The Society of Newspaper Design (SND) recently announced winners for its 21st
Annual ‘Best of Newspaper Design’ competition that was held at Syracuse
University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in early February.
Three newspapers were named as the ‘World’s Best-Designed Newspapers’ including
Die Zeit of Hamburg, Germany, for the 175,000 circulation and above category;
Die Woche, Hamburg, for 50,000 to 174,999 circulation; and Mural of Zapopan,
Mexico, for 49,000 circulation and below.
In 20 other categories, seven gold medals were awarded. The Boston Globe won
three of them while the other four went to the Detroit Free Press , The
Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., and
Clarin in Buenos Aires.
The judges also awarded 62 silver medals, 820 awards of excellence, and four special
For this year’s competition, a record 14,136 entries were submitted in all
categories. For more on the newspaper design awards, visit the Society for Newspaper
Design site (http://www.snd.org/contests/21winners.html).
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