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Asian Digital Media Awards Presented

Asian Digital Media Awards Presented


Singapore Press Holdings, Kompas, NDTV, South China Morning Post, Star Publications and Al Bayan were among the winners of the 3rd annual Asian Digital Media Awards presented tonight (28 November) in a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

The awards, which have become the most prestigious recognition of outstanding work in the fields of online media, cross-media, online video, infographics, mobile, tablets and social media, for media houses in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East, were presented to nearly 50 companies, publications and individuals. The ceremony was held during Digital Media Asia 2012, WAN-IFRA’s annual digital conference that has attracted more than 350 media executives from 31 countries.

The full list of winners, chosen by a jury of 25 media professionals, can be found at

“The Asian Digital Media Awards once again confirms that the region is a laboratory for innovation for digital news media,” said Thomas Jacob, Chief Operating Officer of WAN-IFRA and Managing Director of WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific. “The winning projects demonstrate the many ways in which publishers are seizing the opportunities and responding to the changes in how people consume news and information.”

The Best in Online Media and Cross-Media Awards were sponsored by Atex, while the Best in Online Video and Infographics awards were sponsored by Adobe.

Digital Media Asia is WAN-IFRA's premier digital conference in the Asia-Pacific region and the Asia Media Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the event. More on Digital Media Asia can be found at

For a calendar of upcoming WAN-IFRA events, please consult

WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore, India, Spain, France and Sweden, is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. Its core mission is to defend and promote press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses.

Learn more about WAN-IFRA at or through the WAN-IFRA Magazine at

Inquiries to: Larry Kilman, Deputy CEO and Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs, WAN-IFRA, 96 bis, rue Beaubourg, 75003 Paris France. Tel: +33 1 47 42 85 00. E-mail:

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