The Hindu Group wins two golds and a silver at the South Asian Digital Media Awards at WAN-IFRA India 2017 Conference in Chennai.
The Hindu Group has been awarded two golds and a silver at the South Asian Digital Media Awards at the WAN-IFRA India 2017 conference in Chennai. The Hindu’s site winning Gold (for the best news website) is India’s oldest newspaper website. Designed by Itu Chaudhuri Design, the website’s navigation and information architecture is designed to help readers easily and intuitively access content. Other attractions include its being fully responsive and adapting seamlessly to different devices and screen sizes.
The gold award in the Best Innovation to Engage Youth Audiences category went to Youngworldclub.com, The Hindu Group’s learning portal for children.
This year, the winners of South Asian Digital Media Awards were chosen from nine categories — best news website, best in lifestyle, sports or entertainment website, best digital advertising campaign, best use of online video, best data visualisation, best news mobile service, best lifestyle, sports or entertainment mobile services, best innovation new product, best in social media engagement, and best innovation to engage youth audiences.
The awards, 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 today. WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards are presented in every region across the world and the winners from each region subsequently compete for the World Digital Media Awards.
www.sportstarlive.com, the sports website from The Hindu Group, won the silver award in the Best in Lifestyle, Sports or Entertainment Website category.
WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore and India, is a 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.