EPpy Finalists Named

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Washingtonpost.com and nytimes.com are the top finalists in the 2002 EPpy Awards competition, picking up eight and seven finalist spots, respectively.

In their seventh year, the EPpy Awards are sponsored by Editor & Publisher magazine. The winners will be announced at the E&P 13th Annual Interactive Newspaper Conference and Trade Show in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 8.

The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal‘s Web site, CJOnline.com, was nominated in four categories.

Nearly 300 entries were submitted for this year’s contest, and over 30 independent judges from around the world will decide the winners. An EPpy for outstanding individual achievement will also be given.

The finalists are:

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service (daily circ. under 50,000)
IslandPacket.com
OnlineAthens.com
Hannibal.net

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service (daily circ. 50,000-99,999)
ALASKA.com
CJOnline.com
SavannahNOW.com

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service (daily circ. 100,000-250,000)
projo.com
newsobserver.com
PittsburghLIVE.com

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service (national or daily circ. over 250,000)
latimes.com
washingtonpost.com
nytimes.com

Best Overall U.S. Newspaper Online Service (Weekly, Community, Alternative & Free)
EdWeek.com
Chronicle.com
elSentinel.com

Best Overall Non-Newspaper Online News Service
ABCNews.com
CNET News.com
CTVNEWS.com

Best College Newspaper Online Service
newsnet.byu.edu (Brigham Young University)
IDSnews.com (Indiana University)
star.niu.edu (Northern Illinois University)

Best Promotion of a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com
nytimes.com
boston.com’s @bat Insider

Best News Section in a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com
nytimes.com
Newsday.com

Best Sports Section in a Newspaper Online Service
CJOnline.com
ChicagoSports.com
RedRaiders.com (The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)

Best Business Section in a Newspaper Online Service
USAToday.com
nytimes.com
washingtonpost.com

Best Entertainment Section in a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com
azcentral.com
Metromix.com (Tribune Co.)

Best Special Section in a Newspaper Online Service (News or Event)
CJOnline.com
Boston.com
nytimes.com

Best Special Section in a Newspaper Online Service (Enterprise)
DallasNews.com
Sun-Sentinel.com
seattletimes.com

Best Classified Section in a Newspaper Online Service
washingtonpost.com
USAToday.com
Chronicle.com’s Career Network

Best Directory Application in a Newspaper Online Service
lasvegas.com
nytimes.com
DallasNews.com

Best Community Publishing Effort of a Newspaper Online Service
timesunion.com
Augusta.com
Jacksonville.com’s First Coast Community

Best Design of a Newspaper Online Service
nytimes.com
washingtonpost.com
USAToday.com

Best Shopping Application in a Newspaper Online Service
USAToday.com
DallasNews.com
AugustaArchives.com (The Augusta Chronicle)

Best Use of Rich Media
Hannibal.net
washingtonpost.com
CJOnline.com




For listings of previous years’ winners, please visit http://www.editorandpublisher.com/editorandpublisher/eppys/index.jsp.

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