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    Why Magpie? Because I like observing these sleek birds with a tapering tail. And like Magpies, I live with the burden of being a 'chatter', even though I believe that I am rather shy, reserved and unobtrusive :).

    Friday, May 19, 2006

    Awards: 2006 ASME National Magazine Awards

    In the world of magazines, no recognition is more highly coveted than an "Ellie," presented by the American Society of Magazine Editors. This is the magazine equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize Nominees and winners are chosen by hundreds of editors, educators, and art directors from over a thousand submissions.

    The 2006 National Magazine Award winners are:

    General Excellence (over 2,000,000 circulation):

    General Excellence (1,000,000 to 2,000,000 circulation):
    ESPN The Magazine

    General Excellence (500,000 to 1,000,000 circulation):

    General Excellence (250,000 to 500,000 circulation):
    New York Magazine

    General Excellence (100,000 to 250,000 circulation):
    Harper’s Magazine

    General Excellence (under 100,000 circulation):
    Personal Service: Self
    Leisure Interests: Golf
    Reporting: Rolling Stone
    Public Interest:The New Yorker
    Feature Writing: The American Scholar
    Profile Writing: Esquire
    Essays: Vanity Fair
    Columns and Commentary: The New Yorker
    Reviews and Criticism: Harper’s Magazine
    Magazine Section: Backpacker
    Single-topic Issue: Time
    Design: New York Magazine
    Photography: W
    Photo Portfolio/Photo Essay: Rolling Stone
    Fiction: Virginia Quarterly Review
    General Excellence Online: National Geographic Online



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