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Hubris Communications Design Voted Best International Politics Web Site

March 9, 1998

For Immediate Release
Contact: Chris Owen - (316) 858-3000

A Hubris Communications designed website has been tapped as the best international politics site on the World Wide Web. The site, belonging to the Council on Foreign Relations, was voted the best overall site in its category of the "Top 5% of all web sites worth visiting" by Lycos, a major Internet search engine and reviewing service.

In reviewing the site, which is designed and hosted by Hubris Communications, the Lycos reviewers wrote that "A visit here is vital for anyone serious about studying America's role in the global society... this site is a definitive example of how an organization can use the Web to foster study."

Based in New York, the Council on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving and the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free and civil exchange of ideas. The council also publishes Foreign Affairs magazine, the most widely read magazine on international affairs and United States foreign policy. The magazine's web site is also hosted by Hubris Communications and was also voted a top 5% web site by Lycos.

The Council on Foreign Relations site can be found at www.foreignrelations.org. For more information, contact Hubris Communications at hubris@gcnet.com, call 275-1900 or visit their own web site at www.hubris.net.

Full text of Lycos review from http://www.pointcom.com/topics/InternationalPolitics_Overall.html. Here is an excerpt from the article:

A visit here is vital for anyone serious about studying America's role in the global society. The Council on Foreign Relations is a 76 year-old foreign relations think tank with over 3,300 influential members. Here you will find information on the Council's programs and activities as well as transcripts of reports and proceedings. The amount and quality of the information is superb (searching the site, we got back 36 matches for "East Europe"). The online version of "Foreign Affairs" magazine practically deserves a review of its own with a deep, searchable articles archive and annotated links to related sites. Frequently updated and packed with information, this site is a definitive example of how an organization can use the Web to foster study.

Lycos TOP 5% (www.lycos.com/help.top5) is the oldest and most prestigious website directory. It offers a selective list of top-shelf sites rated by the Web's most experienced reviewers. Lycos TOP 5% was voted by Internet World Magazine the number 1 website review service.

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