Roger Ebert, NYT, College Humor Lead Webby Awards

Ebert to be honored as Webby Person of the Year

The New York Times and College Humor each won five Webby Awards, the most for anyone in the 14th annual competition.

The organizers also announced Tuesday that Roger Ebert will be honored as its Webby Person of the Year. The band OK Go (film and video artist), Amy Poehler (best actress) and Vinton Cerf – co-inventor of the Internet – will also be given special achievement Webbys.

Other notable winners included Stephen Colbert’s ColbertNation.com (television Webby), streaming-television site Hulu (broadband Webby) and John Mayer’s favorite "new" Web service, Tumblr.

The Muppets, HBO, Sundance Channel, National Geographic and CBS followed the Times and College Humor with four each. Twitter, AOL, Mashable, Vice magazine’s VBS.TV, TED.com and Next New Networks each won three.

B.J. Novak of NBC’s "The Office" will host the 14th annual Webbys ceremony in New York on June 14.

Here’s a partial list of winners (with links):

Viral Video
The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Webby and People’s Voice)
 
Video Remixes/Mashups
Auto-Tune the News (Webby and People’s Voice)
 
Individual Performance
Isabella Rossellini in Green Porno (Webby)      
Amir Blumenfeld (People’s Voice)
 
Celebrity/Fan
Jim Carrey Official Site (Webby and People’s Voice)
 
Documentary Series
Davidlynch.Com Presents Interview Project (Webby and People’s Voice)
 
Variety Video
Live From Daryl’s House (Webby)
Reel Good Show (People’s Voice)
 
Comedy: Individual Short or Episode
The Onion (Webby)
Web Site Story (People’s Voice)
 
Comedy: Long Form or Series
Web Therapy II (Webby)                                       
Jake and Amir (People’s Voice)
 
Viral Marketing
Evian Rollerbabies (Webby)
Axe “Clean Your Balls” (People’s Voice)
 
Activism
Make it Right (Webby)
Renew the world (People’s Voice)
 
Best Practices
Twitter (Webby)  
NPR (People’s Voice)
 
Mobile Social Networking
Foursquare (Webby and People’s Voice)                           
 
Mobile Application

Evernote (Webby and People’s Voice)

Weird

Selleck Waterfall Sandwich (Webby)
FAIL Blog (People’s Voice)
 
Personal Blog/Website
Indexed (Webby)
Broken Secrets (People’s Voice)
 
Humor
The Onion (Webby and People’s Voice)
 
Broadband
Hulu (Webby and People’s Voice)                          
 
Television
Colbert Nation (Webby and People’s Voice)                                  
 
Best Web Service and Application
Tumblr (Webby)
99designs.com (People’s Voice)

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