Axel Springer Award 2017: An Evening for World Wide Web Inventor Sir Timothy Berners-Lee

On May 2, 2017, Axel Springer presented Sir Timothy Berners-Lee with the Axel Springer Award for 2017. “An Evening for Sir Timothy Berners-Lee” saw representatives from media, politics, business, culture and science honoring the inventor of the World Wide Web in a reception at the Axel Springer Journalists Club in Berlin. “Please, no red carpet!” […]

Tim Berners-Lee

Press Release: Announcement 2017

27.3.2017 Axel Springer Award 2017 for World Wide Web inventor Sir Timothy Berners-Lee Award ceremony on May 2, 2017 at the Axel Springer Journalists Club This year’s Axel Springer Award goes to Sir Timothy Berners-Lee. With this award, Axel Springer recognizes the work of the British computer scientist who in 1989 created the foundations of […]

Mathias Döpfner

Mathias Döpfner

“His challenge was to overcome borders and bring people together. Sir Timothy Berners-Lee found a solution and at the same time laid the foundation for nothing less than a radical transformation of our world.”

Picture Gallery 2016

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Mathias Döpfner

Mathias Döpfner

“We are presenting the award to Mark Zuckerberg because with Facebook, he has created the most significant communication medium in a generation. Facebook has transformed and enriched our culture, while also posing new challenges. Anyone, at any time, can talk about whatever they want to a wide audience. But how is this power to be […]