The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has announced its 2008 finalists.
Radar (go Greg Garry, go Stacey Pittman), Aperture, and Wired are all nominated for the extremely prestigious General Excellence award, which:
“honors the effectiveness with which writing, reporting, editing and
design all come together to command readers’ attention and fulfill the
magazine’s unique editorial mission.“
This category recognizes excellence in magazine photography. It
honors the effectiveness of photography, photojournalism and photo
illustration in enhancing a magazine’s unique mission and personality.
Martha Stewart Living
category recognizes the informative photographic documentation of an
event or subject in real-time. Although photo essays accompanied by
text will be eligible, they will be judged primarily on the strength of the photographs.
The New Yorker
The Virginia Quarterly Review
Anyone feeling burned, shocked, surprised, pleased-as-punch? See more winners.