Wednesday, May 02, 2007

National Magazine Awards announced - New York Times

National Magazine Awards - The New Yorker - The Atlantic Monthly - New York magazine - New York Times: "Perhaps more surprising than who won this year’s National Magazine Awards was who didn’t.

The New Yorker, which has traditionally dominated the awards, left empty-handed last night, losing in all nine categories in which it was nominated. The Atlantic Monthly, also a frequent favorite, was shut out as well. The big winner: New York magazine, which was nominated for seven awards and took home five, including general excellence for magazines with circulations of 250,000 to 500,000, and interactive feature, a new category, for

New York, edited by Adam Moss, is a veteran winner, having won 14 Ellies in all, as the awards are called. But there were a number of first-time winners this year:, a spirituality Web site, in the general excellence online category; Departures in single-topic issue for its Latin Issue: South America 2006; McSweeney’s in fiction, for stories by T. C. Boyle, Susan Steinberg and Rajesh Parameswaran; O, The Oprah Magazine in leisure interests for “Reading: A Love Story” by Amy Gross; and The Paris Review in photojournalism, another category making its debut this year, for “Kiberia,” a documentary of life in a Nairobi slum by Jonas Bendiksen."


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