NPR Among Online Journalism Award Nominees
September 1, 2009 at 4:41 AM (PT)
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO's website is among the 2009 nominees for the ONLINE JOURNALISM AWARDS. NPR.ORG is one of the nominees in the Online Topical Reporting/Blogging, Large Site category, competing with two entries from the NEW YORK TIMES and one from WIRED.COM. In addition, RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY's Kazakh service was nominated for General Excellence in Online Journalism, Non-English, Small Site.
Among other nominees, BOSTON GLOBE columnist TONY MASSAROTTI, recently added to the lineup at CBS RADIO Sports WBZ-F (THE SPORTS HUB)/BOSTON, was nominated for Online Commentary/Blogging, Large Site, and the BBC received several nominations for its website reporting. ESPN.COM was nominated in a video category.
The awards are sponsored by the ONLINE NEWS ASSOCIATION with the School of Communication at the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI.