Awards

2014

Best Writing (honoree) | Webby Awards 

2012

Best Commentary in Digital Media (Rebecca Traister) | Mirror Award
Best Online Commentary (Mary Elizabeth Williams, finalist) | Online Journalism Awards
Best Explanatory Reporting (Andrew Leonard, finalist) | Online Journalism Awards

2011

Sidney Award for investigative work that nurtures social and economic consciousness (Irin Carmon) | Sidney Awards

2010

Online Commentary/Blogging, Medium Site (Glenn Greenwald) | Online Journalism Awards

2007

People’s Voice Winner for Best Online Magazine | Webby Awards

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article (“The Glass Closet,” Alex Koppelman) | GLAAD

2006

Oustanding Digital Journalism Article (“Turning Off Gays,” Mark Benjamin) | GLAAD

2004

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article | GLAAD

Outstanding Journalist (David Talbot) | Carr Van Anda Award

2003

Top 100 Classics (News & Entertainment categories) | PC Magazine

Feature Journalism — Independent | Online Journalism Awards

2002

Best Print and Zine | Webby Awards

Best 50 Web Sites | Time Magazine

Best of the Web | Book Clubs | Forbes

Outstanding Digital Journalism Overall Coverage | GLAAD

2001

Best Online Magazine | Yahoo Internet Life

Top 100 Websites | PC Magazine

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article | GLAAD

Best Independent Enterprise Journalism | Online Journalism Awards

2000

General Excellence | Online Journalism Awards

Enterprise Journalism | Online Journalism Awards

Best Technology Site and Best Parenting Site | Forbes

Best of the Web — Media, Politics | Brill’s Content

Best Online Magazine | Boston Phoenix

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article | GLAAD

1999

David Talbot, 20 Stars of the New News | Newsweek

Best Online Magazine | Webby Awards

Top of the Net | Yahoo Internet Life

1998

Best Online Magazine | Webby Awards

Best of Multimedia | Entertainment Weekly

Top of the Net | Yahoo Internet Life

1997

Best Online Magazine | Webby Awards

Cool Site of the Year | U.S. News & World Report

Best of the Web | Business Week

Best Website | Entertainment Weekly

Best Online Magazine of the Year | Advertising Age

Top of the Net | Yahoo Internet Life

1996

Web Site of the Year | Time Magazine

Cool Web Designers of the Year | Cool Site of the Day