Wired, Nat Geo Win 2012 Webby Awards for Magazine Site Category
Glamour, The New Yorker and Vogue among winners in other categories.
The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences announced its 16th annual Webby Award winners this week, honoring â€śthe best of the webâ€ť among internet sites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video and mobile & apps.
CondĂ© Nastâ€™s Wired took the Webby Award for best magazine site, while National Geographic won the Peopleâ€™s Voice award in that same category.
Webby awards are determined by Academy members, including celebrities, business leaders, and Web experts such as Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and Instagram founder Kevin Systrom. Peopleâ€™s Voice winners are selectedâ€”among Academy nomineesâ€”through public online voting.Â
Others up for best magazine site were The New Yorker, The Atlantic and Vanity Fair.Â
Beyond their designated category, magazines wereÂ heavily representedÂ across many of the almost 70 total categories. Magazine winners, by category, include:
Glamour.comâ€™s Beauty ChannelÂ
Best Writing (Editorial)
HuffPost Business (Peopleâ€™s Voice)
Vogue.com (Peopleâ€™s Voice)
National Geographic EnvironmentÂ
CondĂ©Â Nastâ€™s Epicurious.comÂ
(Webby and Peopleâ€™s Voice)
The Daily Beast (Webby)
Wired Science (Webby)
Last yearâ€™s Webby Awards drew almost 10,000 entries and generated nearly 2 billion media impressions worldwide, according to theÂ awardsâ€™ website.
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