The Digital Publishing Awards have announced the nominees for the 2nd annual (2017) awards program in an expanded number of categories that recognize content and creation of Canadian digital publications. The awards are produced by the National Media Awards Foundation.
Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards will be
presented at the Digital Publishing Awards soirée on Thursday, June
1 at the Spoke Club, 600 King Street West in Toronto, hosted by author and illustrator Evan Munday.
in most categories include a $500 cash prize. Tickets are on sale at
Highlights of the nominations:
The top nominees this year are The Globe and Mail (17), CBC
News (11), BuzzFeed Canada (5), Hakai Magazine (5), The
Huffington Post Canada (4), Toronto Life (4), and VICE
Canadian Art, Global News, Hazlitt, Maclean’s,
Policy Options Today’s Parent, and L’actualité earned
two nominations each.
For the second year in a row, Air Canada enRoute’s
“Best New Restaurants” guide is nominated, this year for Best Digital Editorial
TorontoLife.com is nominated for the second time in the Best
Digital Design category.
The Maclean’s story “How to Go On After
Leonard Cohen” written by Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall is nominated twice, in both Best
Arts & Culture Story and Best Personal Essay.
The “Crichton Farm” piece published in The
Globe and Mail is nominated twice, in both Best Short Feature and Best
Top entered news stories of 2016 include the fentanyl
crisis, the Fort McMurray wildfires, cyber security, marijuana legalization and
the Canadian real estate market.
- Manisha Krishnan of VICE
- Naël Shiab of L'actualité and
- Tom Cardoso of The Globe and Mail
Among publications receiving their first nomination this year were:
- Discourse Media
- Daily Xtra
- FILLER Magazine
- Global News (globalnews.ca)
- GUTS Magazine
- National Observer
- NOW Magazine
- NUVO Magazine
- Policy Options
- Ryerson Review
- The Canadian Press
- The Tyee
- Weddingbells and
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