London, 24 July
The New Statesman, Britain’s leading political magazine, in association with Atos Origin, the leading IT services company, announces that the UK FOIA Blog has been selected as a finalist in their New Media Awards for the category of indepedent information.
The key theme of this year’s awards is "the power of ideas”. New Media Awards are granted to groups and persons who use technology as a tool to benefit humanity, whether inside individual communities or in society at large. Since 1998, these awards have promoted projects that embrace new technology, fresh thinking and creative management in the UK.
"These awards have consistently recognised the very best in new media. As the sector becomes an ever greater part of our lives, we are delighted to continue to reward the vast contribution of the top players", says John Kampfner, editor of the New Statesman."
About the New Statesman
Founded in 1913, the New Statesman is Britain’s leading political and current affairs magazine and has been organising the New Media Awards since 1999. Full details of the awards can be found at: www.newstatesman.com/newmedia
Thanks to Sarah for nominating me.