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Digital Excellence Honoured With Asian Digital Media Awards

Digital Excellence Honoured With Asian Digital Media Awards


Some of Asia’s leading news media companies, including Apple Daily, Fairfax (The Age), South China Morning Post and Thomson Reuters were among the winners of the 5th annual Asian Digital Media Awards presented tonight (18 November) in a ceremony in Singapore, by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

The awards are the most prestigious recognition in Asia of outstanding work in the fields of news website, online video, data visualisation, multimedia campaign, mobile services, tablet publishing, reader engagement and outstanding new product.

The ceremony was held at Digital Media Asia 2014, WAN-IFRA’s annual digital conference which opened today and gathered 280 media executives from 30 countries.

The full list of winners can be found at

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. For more on the conference, which continues through Wednesday, follow the conference blog at

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), and Digital Media Latinoamérica (DML) 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.

For a calendar of WAN-IFRA events, go to

WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Frankfurt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore and India, 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.

Inquiries to: Gilles Demptos, Director Asia, WAN-IFRA, 25, International Business Park German Centre # 04-110,  Singapore  609916. Phone: +65.6562-8440, E-mail:

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The Asian Digital Media Awards 2016, jointly presented by WAN-IFRA and Google, recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. Read more ...

WAN-IFRA offers its members and the industry a number of prestigious awards competitions to benchmark their activities with the best of the world, as well as paying tribute to journalists throughout the world in their fight for press freedom. Read more ...