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#1917LIVE wins Digiday content marketing awards for best on Twitter

RT’s educational historical project #1917LIVE beat giants Viacom and NASCAR in the Digiday Awards’ Most Original Use of Twitter category. The Digiday Content Marketing awards recognize the content that connects brands to audiences across channels including mobile, social, video and more. This year’s winners include National Geographic, Amazon, Netflix and Refinery29. #1917LIVE was a historical re-enactment of the Russian Revolution ...

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‘Highest global recognition’: Aeroflot wins four awards at the airline Oscars

Russia’s top carrier Aeroflot has been awarded four of six prizes on offer at the 2018 Freddies, the most high-profile awards for loyalty programs, which is focused on two key sectors of tourism – airlines and hotels. Aeroflot Bonus, a loyalty program launched by the leading Russian airline, won in three categories: Best Elite Program, Best Customer Service and Best ...

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#1917LIVE nominated for Webby Awards: Vote and help RT win an ‘Oscar of the Internet’

The Webby Awards nominated #1917LIVE in Best Use of Social Media, and you can help RT win an ‘Oscar of the Internet’ by casting your vote. #1917LIVE is an interactive history re-enactment on Twitter, dedicated to Russia’s Revolution of 1917. The project was open for all to participate. Vote for #1917LIVE HERE. The Webby Awards are the most established internet awards, ...

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Best in Education, Best use of Hashtag: RT’s #1917LIVE wins big at 10th Shorty Awards

RT’s interactive history project #1917LIVE has scooped some major honors at the prestigious Shorty Awards for social media, which announced some of its winners ahead of this year’s ceremony in New York. The #1917LIVE project won Best in Education as well as Best Twitter Partnership. In 2017, RT launched the year-long history re-enactment on Twitter, dedicated to the Russian Revolution of ...

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Best in social: RT nominated for 11 Shorty Awards, #1917LIVE up for 9 prizes

#1917LIVE scored 9 finalist spots in the Shorty Awards, one of the most prestigious annual award competitions for excellence in social media. Active support from the audience was among the factors helping RT make the shortlist. #1917LIVE used Twitter as a platform allowing anyone to join by creating an avatar and posting on their behalf, as long as their character ...

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‘Joke was on me, I missed flight’ – Amused ad awards chief about RT’s ‘blame us’ campaign

RT’s tongue-in-cheek ‘blame us’ series of advertisements has gained attention at a prestigious marketing conference in Rome, from somebody who missed their flight because of the eye-catching campaign. Launched last summer, the campaign played on the accusations mounted against RT by numerous politicians in the West, including Hillary Clinton. The Democrat presidential candidate said the channel contributed to her loss ...

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Stormzy’s Grenfell comments ‘boring’: Tory MP attacks stars Brit Awards performance (VIDEO)

MP Philip Davies attacked rapper Stormzy over his recent political statements on the Grenfell Tower tragedy, branding his intervention “boring.” The Tory was being interviewed on RT’s ‘Sam Delaney’s News Thing’. “I have no interest in what Stormzy has to say at the Brit Awards about anything political. It’s all these sort of left-wing artists playing to the gallery and ...

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Judge awards graffiti artists $6.7mn after 'callous' landlord destroys buildings (PHOTOS)

A New York judge has awarded a group of graffiti artists $ 6.7 million after buildings that displayed their work were destroyed to make way for luxury condos. The artwork had been displayed for decades in an area of Queens known as ‘5Pointz.’ The graffiti had become a huge tourist attraction, drawing in thousands of visitors daily until it was ...

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All eyes on the Revolution, vote #1917LIVE in prestigious Shorty Awards

RT’s historical re-enactment on Twitter dedicated to the Russian Revolution is back in the spotlight, competing in the 10th annual Shorty Awards to be held in April 2018. You can help #1917LIVE win by casting your vote online. The project has already scored numerous awards, including in “one of the most competitive and prestigious” categories of the Shorty Awards – ...

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Trump’s ‘fake news awards’ condemned by Republicans, fodder for comedians

President Donald Trump promised to hand out “fake news awards” for the “most corrupt and biased” media on Wednesday. The White House has been light on the details, but the event has drawn both criticism and ridicule. “The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on ...

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