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:

Best Writing (Editorial): The New Yorker

The Daily Beast

The Atlantic

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: Media Nast 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 People’s Voice Awards is open through April 26.

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