Substance Wins

And this web award actually means something: the Webby’s are the internet Oscars. All the more glory to Christchurch-based Arts and Letters Daily which was awarded the People’s Voice award for best news site. University of Canterbury Professor Denis Dutton’s site was given the prize by the International Academy of Arts and Sciences whose members include Bjork, Beck and Branson and IT gurus from Larry Ellison to Mark Tribe – entrusted with sorting out the worthwhile bytes from the chaff. Vicki Hyde’s Scitech Daily was a finalist in the science category.


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Inaugural Toronto Film Fest Award Goes to Taika

Inaugural Toronto Film Fest Award Goes to Taika

The Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok filmmaker, Taika Waititi, will receive Toronto Film Festival’s (TIFF) first-ever Ebert Director Award, which will be handed out on 9 September at the inaugural TIFF…