Fast News for May 10, 2011

Fast News for May 10, 2011 SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at mail@spd.org and we'll add them to the Mix.


NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS SPECIAL
>> The winners of the 2011 National Magazine Awards were announced last night at the annual awards presentation at the spectacular 583 Park Avenue ballroom in New York City. Hostess Katie Couric, along with celebrity presenters Jillian Michaels, David Copperfield, Rocco DiSpirito, and Dr. Mehmet Oz, doled out awards in 18 categories. 

The big winners included:



GENERAL EXCELLENCE

News, Sports and Entertainment Magazines:
New York, Adam Moss, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: Fast Company, The New Yorker, People, Time

Literary, Political and Professional Magazines:
Poetry, Christian Wiman, Editor
Finalists: Lapham's Quarterly, The Paris Review, The Sun, Virginia Quarterly Review
      
Fashion, Service and Lifestyle Magazines:
Women's Health, Michele Promaulayko, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: Essence, Real Simple, Vogue, W

Food, Travel and Design Magazines:
Garden & Gun, Sid Evans, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: Conde Nast Traveler, House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur

Finance, Technology and Lifestyle Magazines:
Scientific American, Mariette DiChristina, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: Backpacker, Bloomberg Markets, GQ, Popular Mechanics

Special-Interest Magazines:
Los Angeles, Mary Melton, Editor
Finalists: Audubon, San Francisco, Texas Monthly, Time Out New York
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DESIGN

GQ
, Jim Nelson, Editor-in-Chief, Fred Woodward, Design Director
Finalists: Esquire, Fortune, New York, Wired
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PHOTOGRAPHY

W
, Stefano Tonchi, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: GQ, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine
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NEWS & DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY


The New York Times Magazine
, Gerald Marzorati, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Virginia Quarterly Review
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FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY


ESPN The Magazine
, Gary Belsky, Editor-in-Chief
Finalists: AARP, National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, W 
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MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

(Honors publications that have achieved excellence both in print and on digital platforms)

National Geographic
, Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief; Rob Covey, Digital Media Editor, NGM.com
Finalists: The Atlantic, Backpacker, Foreign Policy, Wired
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