PoleStar Awards for journos presented

29 Dec,2016

By A Correspondent

 

The PoleStar Foundation, an independent trust established in 1998 to recognise excellence in IT and business journalism in India, conducted the 18th Annual PoleStar Awards on Tuesday in Chennai. The winners this year are:

1. Best Feature in IT Journalism – Rajat Ubhaykar, Senior Correspondent, Outlook Business, for his article, ‘The Emerging World Of 3D Printing’, which appeared in Outlook Business.

2. Best Feature in Business Journalism – Sarika Malhotra, Associate Editor, Business Today for her article, ‘Invisible Hands’, which appeared in Business Today.

3.  Jury Special Mention – Sonal Khetarpal, Principal Correspondent, Business Today for her article, ‘Insensitive Inc.’, which appeared in Business World.

 

Speaking at the event, Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation and Chairman, Intellect Design Arena Limited said: “We find ourselves threatened with formidable changes: unstoppable technological advances which are often innovative and sometimes disruptive. It is clear that we are part of a world that is changing faster and faster. The media structure is also changing with the urge to go digital and tell stories that are true and create a positive influence on the society, media is one such powerful catalyst that can disseminate such impactful information to the world. The PoleStar Award was formed to encourage, salute and celebrate the exemplary work in IT and Business Journalism in India.”

 

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