USIA Website Wins Praise as Business Site
U.S. Information Agency's domestic home
page was recently praised by the editors of the Dow Jones Business
Directory, a guide to high-quality business websites. The USIA site
was chosen from among thousands of other business sites in many
categories for its exceptional value to readers, especially business
professionals. Dow Jones' Web Center also contains the site review,
where the Center's subscribers read it..
according to the Dow editors, "offers a surprisingly large amount
of valuable data about the agency÷and perhaps most important of
all, its interpretation of foreign press reports." The editors also
praised the site for offering an "accurate series of interpretive
reports showing what international print and broadcast media think
about American foreign policy announcements and actions."
homepage, maintained by the Office of Public Liaison, is a road
map to the agency's programs, offices and bureaus. The Daily Digest
is produced b USIA's Office of Research. In addition, USIA's Bureau
of Information's international homepage was honored for its coverage
of the crisis in Kosovo.
The above story
appeared in the April 1999 issue of State Magazine. The magazine
can be viewed online at http://www.state.gov/www/publications/statemag.
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