Singapore, 9 November 2016 - Some of Asia’s leading news media companies, including Apple Daily, Singapore Press Holdings, Astro Awani, MediaCorp or the Philippine Daily Inquirer were among the winners of the 7th annual Asian Digital Media Awards jointly presented tonight (9 November) in Singapore by Google and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
World standard entries and judges
Although the Asian Digital Media Awards is a regional competition, all top winners automatically compete in Wan-Ifra´s World Digital Awards, with Asian news media companies regularly triumphing over prestigious global media brands and peers from America, Europe India or the Middle-East. This year, The Star Media Group’s R.AGE news and lifestyle platform, which clinched the ADMA Gold Awards for Best New Product, was also awarded in another global competition The World’s Young Prize 2016.
All entries were evaluated by a panel of 23 judges from over 10 different countries, including media professionals currently working in prestigious publications such as The Guardian, The Economist or Die Welt.
The Asian Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious recognition in Asia of outstanding work in the fields of News website, online video, data visualisation, digital advertising campaign, news mobile services, tablet publishing, reader engagement and outstanding new product.
The ceremony was held at Digital Media Asia 2016, WAN-IFRA’s annual digital conference which opened today and gathered 240 media executives from 28 countries.
The full list of winners can be found at http://events.wan-ifra.org/event-content/asian-digital-media-awards-2016-winner
Digital Media Asia is WAN-IFRA’s premier digital conference in the Asia-Pacific region and the Asia Digital Media Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the event.
WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media conferences have become a referent in the digital publishing industry, with more than 1,000 delegates from around the globe annually attending the Digital Media Europe (DME), Digital Media Asia (DMA), Digital Media India (DMI), Digital Media Latino America (DML) and the recently launched Digital Media Africa (DMA) series of events. This DMx network of events makes it one of the most relevant international business platforms dedicated to the transformation of the news media industry.
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