Winners for World Digital Media Awards announced

Observing innovations in digital media

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WAN-IFRA’s World Digital Media Awards (WDMA) were announced during the gala dinner of World News Media Congress (WNMC) at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow on 2 June 2019. The World Digital Media Awards is the news media industry’s global digital media competition. The 2019 winners came from the winners of 2018 regional Digital Media Awards in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and South Asia, which together provide news publishers with regular showcases for the best-practice innovation in digital publishing worldwide.

Here is a complete list of winners:

Best News Website or Mobile Service: The Guardian, United Kingdom

Best in Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment Website or Mobile Services: Arre.co.in, India

Best Data Visualization: ‘Bussed Out: How America Moves Its Homeless’ by The Guardian, US

Best Digital News Startup: Jota, Brazil

Best Use of Online Video: Visual Vocabulary, USA

Best Digital Marketing Campaign: Dirty John, USA

Best Reader Revenue Initiative: This Land is Your Land, USA

Best Branded Content Project: #StandTogether, Malaysia

Best in Social Media Engagement: Team in your Heart, Sweden

Best Innovation to Engage Youth Audiences: Verificado 2018, Mexico

In 2024, we are looking at full recovery and growth-led investment in Indian printing

Indian Printer and Publisher founded in 1979 is the oldest B2B trade publication in the multi-platform and multi-channel IPPGroup. It created the category of privately owned B2B print magazines in the country. And by its diversification in packaging, (Packaging South Asia), food processing and packaging (IndiFoodBev) and health and medical supply chain and packaging (HealthTekPak), and its community activities in training, research, and conferences (Ipp Services, Training and Research) the organization continues to create platforms that demonstrate the need for quality information, data, technology insights and events.

India is a large and tough terrain and while its book publishing and commercial printing industry have recovered and are increasingly embracing digital print, the Indian newspaper industry continues to recover its credibility and circulation. The signage industry is also recovering and new technologies and audiences such as digital 3D additive printing, digital textiles, and industrial printing are coming onto our pages. Diversification is a fact of life for our readers and like them, we will also have to adapt with agility to keep up with their business and technical information needs.

India is one of the fastest growing economies in nominal and real terms – in a region poised for the highest change in year to year expenditure in printing equipment and consumables. Our 2024 media kit is ready, and it is the right time to take stock – to emphasize your visibility and relevance to your customers and turn potential markets into conversations.

– Naresh Khanna

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