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NYTimes.com and BBC scoop prizes at Webby awards

June 12th, 2008Posted by in Uncategorized

The New York Times website won two awards for best news and newspaper at last night’s Webby awards.

BBC News also picked up an accolade for news, while its world service website won an award for radio.

The Financial Times blog Alphaville was also named best business blog.

Winners at the Webbys were asked to make a five-word acceptance speech – the full list of which can be read on the awards website.

Here’s a selection:

“No longer a newspaper site.” (NYTimes.com)

“Me, me, me, me, me!!!” (comedian Stephen Colbert named person of the year)

“Not bad for an aethiest [sic].” (Speaking of Faith, winner in the religion and spirituality category)

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