WAN-IFRA’s annual World Young Reader Prize competition honors innovative newspapers that have devised the best project or activity to attract young readers.In all, the prizes honored 24 projects all over the world in 2011, with top winners from Brazil, Indonesia, India, Portugal, The Philippines and the United States.
Jawa Pos newspaper of Indonesia has been named World Young Reader Newspapers of the Year for 2011, also winning the top prize for enduring excellence.
WHAT THEY DID Jawa Pos has published a three-page daily youth section, called Det Eksi, since 2000.
The program combines news, interviews, and discussions in print with an enormous off-page marketing and engagement strategy.
Det Eksi organizes an annual youth conference, Indonesia’s largest, bringing more than 5,000 middle and high school students together to learn and compete in topics from journalism to sports to quiz bowl.
Det Eksi also organizes education programs in schools, a student journalism competition, a regional basketball league, and concerts.
WHAT THE JUDGES SAID Jawa Pos has done an outstanding job with an enduring, substantial, successful commitment to engaging young people on and off the printed page,” the jury said.“Its daily three-page Det Eksi effort is more than a standard newspaper youth section.It’s a complete strategy for finding, engaging, and retaining young readers. See an interview here by WAN-IFRA magazine editor Dean Roper with Jawa Pos Director Azrul Ananda about the paper's relationship with its young audience and journalists.Video Flirt is a free webcam video chat and dating service.Here you can chat on webcam with your friends as well as with strangers.The main goal of Video Flirt service is to provide dating experience as much as possible close to real face to face meeting but with safety and much broader selection of prospects typical for dating website. For your convenience, here you can chat without registering, simply signing-in through accounts in social networks, Facebook or Google+.