Don’t get us wrong, we really love the NT News.

We read it every day, no lie.

But let’s get this straight.

Now, more than ever, the newspaper industry must reassure its readers, advertisers and practitioners that it remains relevant and ready to take on the substantial challenges that lie ahead on the digital horizon.

In that context, the Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association (PANPA) industry awards were held last night.

And in that context, this masthead won ‘Best Daily Newspaper with a Circulation of 10,000-25,000’:

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The future looks bright. And it seems to be wearing a bikini.