Photography Contest : The National Magazine Awards are sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors in association with the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and are administered by ASME. This was the 53rd presentation of the awards. The first award was presented to Look in 1966; the first award for digital journalism was presented to Money in 1997. This year 58 media organizations were honored as finalists in 20 categories, including two new categories, Social Media and Digital Innovation; 16 print and digital publications won awards.br>
“Thorough reporting, entertaining writing, striking photographs, elegant design, dedicated journalists, loyal readers—what we saw today at the Ellies lunch was the best of magazine media,” Sid Holt, the chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors, said on Tuesday.
The prestigious honor of General Excellence was won by four magazines, The New Yorker for the News, Sports and Entertainment category; T, The New York Times Style Magazine, which won its first General Excellence award, for the Service and Lifestyle category; San Francisco for the Special Interest category; and Aperture for the Literature, Science and Politics category.
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