EPpy FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

By: Staff Reports

Washingtonpost.com Is Finalist In 10 Categories


Finalists for the 2001 EPpy Awards Competition, sponsored by
Editor & Publisher magazine, were announced Monday. The
winners will be announced Feb. 23.

Washingtonpost.com is a finalist in an unprecedented 10
categories, including Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service,
Best News Section, and Best Entertainment Section.

NYTimes.com, USAToday.com, and Jacksonville.com each have three
finalists in the competition, now in its sixth year. WSJ.com,
FT.com, AZCentral.com, Boston.com, DallasNews.com, and Projo.com
each have two finalists.

Nearly 400 entries were submitted.

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service, circ. under 50,000
Fredericksburg.com (Fredericksburg, Va.)
staugustine.com (St. Augustine, Fla.)
Charlotte Sun Herald (Port Charlotte, Fla.)

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service, circ. 50,000-99,000
Naples Daily News (Naples, Fla.)
csmonitor.com
Staten Island Live (Staten Island, N.Y.)

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service, circ. 100,000-250,000
Syracuse Online (Syracuse, N.Y.
Jacksonville.com (Jacksonville, Fla.)
newsobserver.com (Raleigh, N.C.)

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service, circ. over 250,000
Boston.com
Washingtonpost.com
WSJ.com (The Wall Street Journal)

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service – Weekly, Community,
Alternative & Free
Villagevoice.com
Viet Mercury (San Jose Mercury News)
Edweek.com (Education Week on the Web)

Best Overall Non-U.S. Newspaper Online Service
Jerusalempost.com (The Jerusalem Post, Israel)
SCMP.com (South China Morning Post, Hong Kong)
FT.com (Financial Times, London)

Best Overall Non-Newspaper Online Service
CBS MarketWatch
MSNBC.com
CNET News.com

Best College Newspaper Online Service
The Daily Tar Heel (U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
NewsNet (Brigham Young University)
The Daily Illini Online (U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Best Promotion of a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com
globeandmail.com (Toronto)
azcentral.com (The Arizona Republic, Phoenix)

Best News Section in a Newspaper Online Service
Jacksonville.com (Jacksonville, Fla.)
NYTimes.com
washingtonpost.com

Best Sports Section in a Newspaper Online Service
Jacksonville.com (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Boston.com
USAToday.com

Best Business Section in a Newspaper Online Service
WSJ.com (The Wall Street Journal, Front Section)
FT.com (Financial Times, London)
USAToday.com

Best Entertainment Section in a Newspaper Online Service
NYTimes.com
azcentral.com (The Arizona Republic, Phoenix)
washingtonpost.com

Best Special Section in a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com’s Camera Works
DallasNews.com: Hidden Wars
DallasNews.com: Toxic Traps

Best Classified Section in a Newspaper Online Service
nwautospace.com (The Seattle Times)
chronicle.com (The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Career
Network)
WashingtonJobs.com (at washingtonpost.com)

Best Community Publishing Effort of a Newspaper Online Service
Community Link (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New Jersey Online (Newark Star-Ledger)
Celebrate Community (Santa Barbara News-Press, Calif.)

Best Directory Application in a Newspaper Online Service
seattletimes.com School Guide
What’s Happening (Metrotimes)
startribune.com/wordofmouth

Best Design of a Newspaper Online Service
Iht.com (International Herald Tribune)
washingtonpost.com
projo.com (The Providence Journal, R.I.)

Best Use of Interactivity in a Newspaper Online Service
HamptonRoads.com and PilotOnline.com (The Virginian-Pilot,
Norfolk, Va.)
projo.com Scrapbook – Your Garden Shots (The Providence Journal,
R.I.)
washingtonpost.com

Best Shopping Application in a Newspaper Online Service
USAToday.com
washingtonpost.com
travel.lasvegas.com (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Best Use of Rich Media
BayArea.comTheater and Dance Guide (Mercury NewsContra Costa
Times, San Jose)
NYTimes.com
washingtonpost.com



Copyright 2001, Editor & Publisher.

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