May 2, 12:00: For the first time, members of the international jury of The Bobs will announce the winners at the Media Convention Berlin. Deutsche Welle has been awarding “The Bobs – Best of Online Activism” since 2004.
The award honors outstanding dedication for the strengthening of freedom of speech and civil societies on the Internet. 2300 entries were considered this year. The jury of 14 renowned activists, bloggers and journalists awards The Bobs in the categories Social Change, Tech for Good, Arts and Culture and Citizen Journalism. The awards will be presented in June in Bonn at the DW Global Media Forum.
The Bobs contest languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, German, English, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian.
For admission to the press conference prior accreditation for the Media Convention is necessary.