EPpy Awards

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The EPpy Awards
EPpy logo.jpg
EPpy Awards logo
Presented by Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
First awarded 1996
Official website http://royal.reliaserve.com/eppy/index.html

The EPpy Awards are premier accolade for media-affiliated websites that is presented by Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek.[1] Designed in 1996 to honor newspaper companies that did an "outstanding job in creating online services", it was initially named the Best Online Newspaper Services Competition,[2] and presented at the end of the Interactive Newspaper Conference.[3] In 1998, the awards were renamed The EPpy Awards.[3][4] and in 2003 the awards were expanded to recognise websites associated to other media outlets, as well as newspapers.[5] Since 2003, Mediaweek have co-sponsored the Interactive Newspaper Conference and Trade Show, and the both awards and conference were moved from a February to May. The 14th EPpy Awards were at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans on May 7, 2009.[6]