Magazine Nods Abound in 2012 Webby Nominees
Categories include Best Welcome Page, Beauty/Cosmetics, more.
The 16th annual Webby Awards nominees were announced today by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Continuing last year's trend, magazine candidates are recognized in several of almost 70 Webby categories, which honor the best in websites, movie and film, apps, mobile, advertising and more.
National Geographic, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair and WIRED will compete in the Best Magazine category. Other magazine nominees include:
Best Home/Welcome Page: Harpersbazaar.com
Best Writing (Editorial): The New Yorker
The Daily Beast
Blog/Business: Harvard Business Review Blog Network
Rational Irrationality/The New Yorker
HuffPost Business/Huffington Post Media Group
Blog/Political: Close Read/ The New Yorker
The Atlantic Politics
Fashion: T Magazine/ The New York Times
Green: National Geographic Environment/National Geographic Digital Media
Lifestyle: Complex.com/Complex Media
Shape.com/American Media Inc.
News: Huffington Post
The Daily Beast
Radio/Podcasts: New Yorker podcasts
Religion/Spirituality: Tablet Magazine
Science: WIRED Science
Youth: National Geographic Kids
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, David Bowie and Instagram founder Kevin Systrom will be among the judges who select the Webby winners, to be announced on May 1 and honored at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on May 21. Voting for The Webby Peopleâ€™s Voice Awards is open through April 26.
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