Internet Evolution's ThinkerNet Wins min's Award for Best Blogs

Nov 18, 2009

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 - TechWeb's Internet Evolution (, the Website for news, analysis, and opinion on the future of the Internet, won the min's Editorial & Design award for Best Blogs, recognizing the site's renowned ThinkerNet blogosphere, which publishes exclusive content from the biggest names in the Internet industry.

Internet Evolution was up against a number of industry leaders, including Entertainment Weekly,, Harvard Business Publishing, Martha Stewart Living, Newsweek, Time, and Haymarket Media.

"This sort of recognition is very gratifying, and while we'd like to take all the credit, this award is in fact shared by the 200+ contributors that comprise our ThinkerNet blogosphere," said Terry Sweeney, Editor in Chief of Internet Evolution. With regular content from industry leaders like Vint Cerf, Lawrence G. Roberts, Craig Newmark, and Andrew Keen, the now-award-winning ThinkerNet blogosphere has become the go-to destination for analysis and discussion on the future of the Internet.

This latest honor is Internet Evolution's fifth award this year. The site was previously recognized by minOnline for Best B2B Video Show, Best B2B Community/Social Network, Best Customized Website/Microsite, and Digital Team of the Year, taking accolades in categories against leaders from Sports Illustrated, Conde Nast, The Atlantic, and Scholastic Inc., among others.

The site also received Honorable Mentions in other Editorial & Design categories, including Best Use of Social Media, Best Online Column, and Best Special Section/Microsite.

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  Amy Averbook
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  About Internet Evolution

Internet Evolution ( hosts more than 190 world-famous Internet experts - such as Kevin Mitnick, once the most-wanted computer hacker in the world; Dr. Lawrence Roberts, inventor of packet switching, and one of the world's foremost authorities on telecom network architectures; Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google - all of whom are addressing today's critical socio-economic issues within its ThinkerNet blogosphere. In March 2009, Internet Evolution won three prestigious min's Best-of-Web awards, including Digital Team of the Year, Best Community/Social Networking Site, and Best B2B Magazine-Branded Video.

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