Asian Digital Media Awards 2021

Best News Website or Mobile Service

Gold – straitstimes.com by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Silver – AsiaOne Newslite by AsiaOne Online Pte Ltd

Silver – Stuff by Stuff

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – Coconuts.co by Coconuts Media

Silver – kumparan by kumparan


Best Use of Online Video (including VR)

Gold – Deleted by Stuff

Silver – Cycle with Zaobao by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – Dark Corners of the Web: How foreign pedophiles are preying on Filipino children by Coconuts Media

Silver – Body Positivity with Worwear in Thailand | Kinnari by Coconuts Media


Best Data Visualisation

Gold – Stopping the spread: Reaching herd immunity through vaccination by Reuters Asia

Silver – From 1845 to 2020: See the world evolve through 47,000 headlines by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – Fukushima 10 Years On by The News Lens

Silver – Thai Protest Timeline: Rise and Fall of the NCPO by Coconuts Media


Best Paid Content Strategy (incl. pay wall, membership or crowd funding models)

Gold – Tell the Truth Talk Like Human – 930 Apple Daily News Report by Apple Daily Ltd

Silver – Subscriber Acquisition Strategy (The Star) by Star Media Group

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – kumparan+ by kumparan


Best Native Advertising / Branded Content Campaign

Gold – How To Not Waste Your Annual Leave by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Silver – The Moon Is Leaving Us | Audemars Piguet by Morning Studio, South China Morning Post

Silver – The Sama-Sama Project by The Fourth

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – Hidden Treasures of Hong Kong & Macau by Coconuts Media


Best Marketing Campaign for News Brand

Gold – No Fear – Support Free Press Support Apple Daily by Apple Daily Ltd

Silver – TheJapanTimes #BeyondVS by The Japan Times

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – Coconuts Artist Collaboration GIPHY Stickers by Coconuts Media


Best in Audience Engagement

Gold – Apple Daily App Welcome Screen by Apple Daily Ltd

Silver – Platoon Thumbs Up Animation Series by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – The Citizens’ Agenda by New Naratif

Silver – kumparan 4th Anniversary: #FourTheFuture by kumparan


Best Project for News Literacy

Gold – Media Education 4 All by The Fourth & Arus Academy

Silver – Berita Harian’s Translation Tool by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – The future of data centres in the face of climate change whitepaper by Eco-Business

Silver – A city in nature — or a city without nature? The uncertain fate of Singapore’s last forests by Eco-Business


Best Special Project for Covid-19

Gold – Stopping the spread: Reaching herd immunity through vaccination by Reuters (Asia)

Silver – Bloomberg Covid Resilience Ranking by Bloomberg (Asia)

News media companies with an annual revenue of less than US$10 million

Gold – kumparan Vaksinesia by kumparan

Silver – Together We Will Overcome the Pandemic by ZingNews


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