Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Magazines do well at Canadian Online
Publishing Awards

Magazines did very well in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) in companion websites, digital editions an other online initiatives. The COPAs are produced by Masthead and were presented at an event Monday night in Toronto.

Nominations and awards are made in three divisions: red (consumer, custom, religious, public association); blue (business-to-business, professional association, farm, scholarly); and green (daily and weekly newspapers and broadcasters).

Best overall online-only publication in the Red division went to RedNation Online: Your Canadian Soccer Magazine. Maclean's won three golds (including best news coverage and best use of social media) and Canadian Art took home two golds (including best online-only article or series and best e-newsletter) followed by Walrusmagazine.com with a gold (for best companion website) and a silver. Sharpformen.com won gold for website design, and Canadian Living for best data visualization. United Church Observer won gold for best video or multimedia feature.

Sparksheet (Spafax) won best in the online-only website and website design categories among four golds and three silvers in the blue division. University Affairs got two golds and two silvers, IT World Canada took two golds (including best digital replica). Best overall companion website went to SalonMagazine.ca. Alberta Venture won gold for cross-platform initiative.

Toronto Standard won a gold in the green division (in website design).

Complete list of finalists and winners


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great event! Thanks to the folks at Masthead for organizing!

5:28 pm  

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