London, England

New Statesman New Media Awards

Call for entries!

The New Statesman is once again looking for entries for its New Media Awards. Running annually since 1998, the awards celebrate the positive impact that digital media can have on society, democracy, politics and culture.

Last year’s winners included:,, BBC Backstage, Love Lewisham and

With so many exciting things happening in the digital technology space in the UK at the moment, the New Media Awards set out to recognise and reward the best ideas, best projects and best people making a difference and using new media for good.

This year a new category has entered the ring, The Young Innovator. It is open to everyone under the age of 22, and the winner will receive a cash prize of £500. Do you know someone who deserves such recognition?

The list of categories in this year’s awards is as follows:
Contribution to civic society
Modernising government
Elected representative
Information and openness
Young Innovator

Entering the awards is a matter of simply filling in the online form here:

The last day to enter is 31 May 2007.
Winners will be announced in July.

For further details go to or contact Charlotte Eisenhart: [email protected]

Official Website:

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Those of you watching this event may also be interested in a debate being organised by the New Statesman as part of the New Media Awards, on 17 May. FREE to come along. Details here: