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04.11.2012

CBS INTERACTIVE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS WEBBY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR CHOW, CNET, GAMESPOT AND METACRITIC

 

CBSNews.com, CNET and SmartPlanet Recognized with Honorable Mentions

 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2012 CBS Interactive has been nominated for three Webby Awards and received Honorable Mentions in an additional three categories, it announced today. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile and apps.

CBS Interactive's Webby Awards nominations include:

 

  •  CNET in the Technology category for CNET TV 
  •  GameSpot in the Games-Related category
  •  CHOW in the Online Film and Video’s How To and DIY category
  •  Metacritic in the Guides/Ratings/Reviews category

Starting April 10, millions of people around the world will help decide who takes home a Webby by voting for the nominated work in the Webby People's Voice Awards. The public has until April 26 to vote at http://www.webbyawards.com.

In addition to the nominations, CBS Interactive was given the following official Honoree distinctions:

 

  •  News (Tablet & All Other Devices): 60 Minutes iPad App
  •  Best Practices: 60 Minutes Chrome Web App
  •  Guides/Ratings/Reviews: CNET
  •  Technology: SmartPlanet: Robots@Work 

Winners will be announced on May 1 and honored at a ceremony in New York City on May 21, where they will deliver the infamous five-word speeches.

About CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment.  With more than 250 million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, BNET, CBS RADIO and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and business.

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Press Contact:

Charles Harrington                         415-344-1825     charles.harrington@cbsinteractive.com