FT and BBC collect Webby Awards

FT.com’s Alphaville has won the Webby Award and the People’s Voice award in the “Best Business Blog”

The BBC also collected two awards, with the BBC World Service winning the Webby in the radio category and the BBC News website taking the People’s Voice award in the News category.

The big winner among news publishers was the New York Times, which collected the Webby awards for best News site, best newspaper site, best mobile news site, and travel. The New York Times Style magazine won a people’s voice award for best editing and a Webby for best use of animation or motion graphics.

NYTimes.com site also won both the People’s Voice award for best newspaper website, beating out Guardian.co.uk, Independent.co.uk, WSJ.com and Variety.com.

The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 550-member body of web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and celebrities. The people’s voice awards are voted on by web users.

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