Webby Awards Part VI

The Webby Awards ( ) were handed out on June 18, about a week too early for our purposes at Pique. All told, more than 30 awards were handed out in different categories by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences at a special reception in San Francisco.

In past weeks, Cybernaut has reviewed the nominees in categories ranging from Activism to Politics. Because it’s an honour to be nominated – and because we were about a week too late starting the reviews – we’re going to continue to review the nominated sites. Maybe you’ll find something here you can use.

Print & ‘Zines

Mr. Beller’s Neighbourhood ( ) – Mr. Beller lives on Manhattan, and loves New York. This site collects poetry, fiction, all forms of writing on the city.

Salon Magazine ( ) – A high-brow, subjective and often controversial look at the day’s events and issues as written and conceived by a staff of highly gifted writers.

National Geographic ( ) – National Geographic is not a magazine anymore but an institution, as revered and respected as they come. The website goes even deeper than the magazine in many ways with online-only features, links and special projects.

ONTHERAIL ( ) – An irreverent food and drink ‘zine for people on the go.

The Smoking Gun ( ) – "The Smoking Gun brings you exclusive documents – cool, confidential, quirky – that can’t be found elsewhere on the Web. Using material obtained from government and law enforcement sources, via Freedom of Information requests, and from court files nationwide, we guarantee everything here is 100 per cent authentic."


BBC Radio 4 ( ) – Talk radio at its best, but with a British focus. The world news is excellent, however. ( ) – Rock ’n’ Roll isn’t dead, it’s on kpig.

RTE Interactive Radio ( ) – Web radio from Ireland, with stations for news, Irish language programming, old music and new music.


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