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ALM’s App Wins 2014 APPY Award for Best Business Media App

ALM’s App Wins 2014 APPY Award for Best Business Media App

NEW YORK – May 23, 2014 – ALM, the leading provider of news and business information to the legal and real estate industries, today announced that its mobile app was named the winner of the 2014 Appy Award for Best Business Media app developed in the past year.

The winners of the 2014 Appy Awards were named on May 21st at the Crowne Plaza Times Square. The awards, part of Internet Week New York, honor applications on all platforms and are dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design.

Ken Fadner, chairman of MediaPost Publications, founded the Appy Awards to inspire and reward app developers. “Now in our fourth year, we continue to be amazed by the growth of the app development industry and the creativity and innovation that raises the bar each year,” said Fadner. “We are excited about this year’s winners and hope that the list will surface many new apps for people to enjoy.”

The mobile app, which consolidates legal news from across the entire ALM editorial network by practice area, is free to download:

“The app was designed to allow readers access to the entire network of ALM’s industry leading publications through a highly customized experience. The app allows them to consume compelling legal content any place — whether in their office, in the courtroom or on the go,” said Jeffrey S. Litvack, chief digital officer at ALM. “We’re honored to receive this prestigious award because it confirms that we’ve created an app that allows our customers the ability to personalize their experience according to the news that matters to them.”

According to Litvack, other features available in the app include the ability to set up alerts and filters to pull breaking news on a lawyer’s clients, law firm or any keyword an attorney wishes to follow into their news stream. Additionally, all articles can be saved and collected into personalized briefcases for quick access later. The app also allows the user to share stories via social networks and email.

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