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April 16th 2007 - FRANCE24.COM received “Official Honoree” distinction for the 11th annual Webby Awards

Latest update : 2010-03-11

The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today recognized FRANCE24.COM as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement.

 

 
FRANCE24.COM recognized by Top International Honor for the Web
 
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites.
 
The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
 
"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. "FRANCE24.COM’s Official Honoree selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
 
« We are very pleased to receive this distinction and feature among the winners of the 11th annual Webby Awards. FRANCE24.COM was launched last December 6th and within a mere 4 months had imposed itself on the internet market with a new perspective on international current affairs » declared Stanislas Leridon, France 24’s Internet and New Medias Director.
 
The FRANCE 24 website was created by the FRANCE 24 teams, assisted by LSF Network and Nurun, two international web marketing specialists.
 
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.
 
 
 

 
About FRANCE 24 :
FRANCE 24 is the first French international news channel that offers a French perspective and sensibility on world events. France 24 broadcasts on a 24/7 basis on three channels, in French, English and Arab, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and on the east coast of the United States. FRANCE 24 can be accessed by all media platforms: cable, satellite and DSL. The website www.france24.com

is available in 3 languages (English, French, and Arabic).

 
 

France 24 Contacts:

Nathalie Lenfant - Tél. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 11 – nlenfant@FRANCE24.com
Damien Amadou – Tél. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 31 – damadou@FRANCE24.com
 
 
 

About The Webby Awards :

 

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

 

Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; Verizon; AOL Video; dotMobi; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Reuters; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.

 
About the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS):

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and interactive media. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes over 500 members consisting of leading experts in a diverse range of fields, such as musician David Bowie, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, Naked Chef Jamie Oliver, The Body Shop president Anita Roddick, fashion designer Max Azria, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening and Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser.   The Webby Awards and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences are registered trademarks of International Data Group. For more information, visit
www.iadas.net.

 

Date created : 2010-03-09

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