The New Yorker Wins Three National Magazine Awards

The New Yorker Wins Three National Magazine Awards

On Tuesday, The New Yorker won three National Magazine Awards for its
work in 2017. Known as the Ellies, for the elephant-shaped statuettes
that are presented to winners, the annual awards are the magazine
industry’s top prize.

The New Yorker took home the award for General Excellence in the News,
Sports, and Entertainment category. “Breaking some of the biggest
stories of the year both online and in print, The New Yorker continued
to shape not just the conversation but the culture,” the judges wrote.

Ronan Farrow’s
series of investigative reports that exposed the sexual predation of the
movie producer Harvey Weinstein won the National Magazine Award for
Public Interest. Farrow’s reporting last
which helped spark a worldwide conversation about sex and power, also
revealed the complex system of private
lawyers, and nondisclosure
that Weinstein used to cover up his behavior for decades. This marks
The New Yorker’s eighth National Magazine Award for Public Interest.

The New Yorker also won the National Magazine Award for Feature
Photography, for “Faces of an
In a photo essay from Montgomery County, Ohio, Philip Montgomery exposed
the concealed horror behind the 911 calls that are made each day by
families quietly struggling with opioid addiction. “With images
cinematic in their intensity,” the judges noted, “The New Yorkercreated a wrenching visual narrative depicting an American community
devastated by the opioid crisis.”

A complete list of the 2018 National Magazine Awards winners can be seen
The New Yorker has won sixty-seven Ellies since the awards were
established in 1966.


via Everything

March 14, 2018 at 01:44AM

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