Electronic Telegraph takes top prize at Newspaper Awards

- The Electronic Telegraph has been named Best Newspaper on the World Wide Web for the third year running in the 1999 Newspaper Awards.

- The Electronic Telegraph has been named Best Newspaper on the World Wide Web for the third year running in the 1999 Newspaper Awards.

The Telegraph's online newspaper, which when launched in 1994, was the first online daily newspaper to be produced by a national newspaper group.

The judges of the 1999 awards said Electronic Telegraph was a formidable entry and praised it the for its dynamic relationship with the Telegraph's print titles.

Danny Meadows-Klue, publisher of Electronic Telegraph, said: "The Internet is having a revolutionary effect on the media industry. Across news, sport and features, interactivity is allowing us to redefine publishing. We give readers the opportunity to effortlessly explore the background and context of any story, going behind the headlines and back to the sources of the news."

The Electronic Telegraph claims to have a daily readership of 70,000 people and over a million registered subscribers.





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