May 12, 2003 named top internet news service

San Diego, CA -- was honored Friday with a 2003 EPpy Award for Best Internet News Service with more than 1 million unique visitors.

The EPpy Awards were presented at the Interactive Media Conference and Trade Show sponsored by Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines., Web site for The Dallas Morning News, edged finalists and, Web site for WFAA-TV (Channel 8), was a finalist for the Best Overall Local TV/Cable-Affiliated Internet Service award.

Both and are owned by Belo Interactive Inc., the Internet subsidiary of Dallas-based Belo Corp. In addition to Belo Interactive, The News and WFAA-TV, Belo Corp.'s holdings include four daily newspapers; 19 television stations; and several cable news channels.