Te competition is open to any Scandinavian media which is publishedrom one to seven days a week and which is a member o either oneo the our publishers’ associations: Danske Dagblades Forening,Mediebedritenes Landsorening, Sanomalehtien Litto, idnings-Utgivarna, or is a member o SNDS.Te entry/entries must have been published during the period1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012.Te competition also covers the media’s online publications. A spe-cial jury will review/evaluate the online publications.Only whole pages can be submitted, and whole pages will be evalu-ated, also in the Visual communication category.Photo copies and/or PDF les o pages will not be accepted orevaluation in the competition.However, please include a CD or USB stick with PDF or high reso-lution JPG les o the pages to use in the printed and online presenta-tion o winning pages.Tere is no limit to the number o entries that can be submitted.Te media are ree to submit as many entries as they wish.A entry can only be evaluated in one category. Tis means that anentry can only be submitted to one category. Te jury reserves the rightto move an entry rom one category to another.Individual persons cannot submit material or evaluation in thecompetition.
Deadline – PRINT
Newspapers/pages that are to participate in the competition in the printcategories must be submitted in letters/parcels which must reach the jury
no later than 28 January 2013.Deadline – ONLINE
Entries can be submitted directly at www.snds.org/best-online
no later than 28 January 2013.
Any passwords that apply to the period 28 January–10 March 2013must be given.
Please send the material toSNDS, c/o Morgenavisen Jyllands-PostenGrøndalsvej 3, DK-8260 Viby J., Denmark
Letters/parcels must be marked “Best o Scandinavian News Design”.
Te submitted material in the print categories will be evaluated by a juryconsisting o our members who have been appointed by the publish-ers’ associations in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark and ourmembers – one rom each country – appointed by SNDS.Te online publications will be evaluated by a special jury whosemembers have specialised knowledge o online publications. Tis juryconsists o one member appointed by Mediebedriternes Landsorening,Norway, and one member appointed by idningarnas Förbund, Finland.A Swedish and Danish member will be appointed by SNDS.
Te jury will award Gold, Silver, and “Award o Excellence” diplomas.Te “Scandinavia’s best designed newspaper” award will be given to thebest overall designed newspaper in the competition. In addition, the jurymay award an ”Best Detail Award” or a very well-made design detail.As soon as the jury has completed the evaluation process, winning media will be inormed that they have been granted an award, but notwhich one. Te award presentation will take place as part o the SNDSconerence which will be held in Copenhagen in October 2013.
competition. Tat’s a pity,” the chair-man says:“Tey do a lot o good work everyday, and I hope that the promiseo greater ocus in the competitionwill mean that we will see a lot o newentries rom smaller media houses”.Te greater ocus will mean thatthe jury will be evaluating entries romsmaller mediahouses rst – even beorethey have seen the entries rom biggermediahouses.Last but not least, the competitioncommittee has decided to drop thebronze-awards and only have three di-erent awards. Gold, Silver and Awardo Excellence.“Tis will not mean that the totalnumber o awards will drop,” Flemming Hvidteldt says. “It will make the work o the juries a bit easier. Tat is the rea-son. I do think that the total number o awards will be as we have seen the pastcouple o years.”Te deadline or sending entriesor “Best News Design in Scandina-via 2012” is January 28, 2013 – Just amonth away. So start nding pages andonline-entries with great details andprepare your entries to the competition.In the competition or best newsde-sign in Scandinavian in 2011 73 mediahouses rom all o the Nordic countrieswere represented in the contest.Te Swedish newspaper, Sydsven-skan, was named Te Best DesignedNewspaper in Scandinavia. Tis wasthe rst time this prestigious award wasgiven. Besides 5 gold medals, 19 silverdiplomas, 33 bronze diplomas and 38awards o excellence were handed outat the conerence. Sweden became thebig winner with a total o 35 diplomas;Norway got 26, Finland 23, and Den-mark 16.
Best of ScandinavianNews Design 2013
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