Voting for International Blog Awards begin

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Dear Friends,

Voting begins today in the Deutsche Welle International Blog Awards – the BOBs.

Our international jury of bloggers and media experts waded through the more than 3,200 submissions you made and whittled the list down to just 187 candidates in 17 categories and 11 languages.

Now it’s up to Internet users like you to pore over the candidates and vote for the ones you find best. Your votes will decide the winner of the User Prize in all 17 categories.

In all 11 languages, there are some really great blogs, video channels and inspiring social activism campaigns and educational projects that run the gamut of online political and social responsibility and are certainly worth reading about.

Curious about the candidates yet! Go to the Voting page and get the lowdown on all of them and find out what some of the bravest, most creative and inventive bloggers are up to – whether you speak their language or not. Just click.

All the winners of the 2012 BOBs will be announced right here at thebobs.com on May 2. Jury winners will also be invited to an award ceremony to pick up their BOB in Bonn, Germany, on June 26 as part of the annual Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum.

And here is the Press Release:

For more information on this year’s competition

We would be very happy if you would also promote BOBs through your site/web page, facebook, twitter and through blogs/bloggers.

With kind regards,
Debarati

Debarati Guha
Deutsche Welle
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