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BostonGlobe.com Awarded “Best Daily Newspaper Website” and “Best Overall Website Design” by Editor & Publisher Magazine

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Boston.com also honored as Best Entertainment Website and Best Online Media Advertising/Marketing Campaign</i> </p>

Thursday, December 01, 2011

BostonGlobe.com Awarded “Best Daily Newspaper Website” and “Best Overall Website Design” by Editor & Publisher Magazine13:13 EST Thursday, December 01, 2011 BOSTON (Business Wire) -- The Boston Globe's new website BostonGlobe.com has been honored with the 2011 EPpy Awards for Best Daily Newspaper Website and Best Overall Website Design. The prestigious EPpy Awards, now in their 16th year, honor the best media websites around the world. Winning websites are chosen by the team at Editor & Publisher magazine and a panel of judges. BostonGlobe.com was a finalist for the Best Daily Newspaper Website along with other major national newspapers, including the Financial Times and Newsday, and was in the running for the Best Overall Website Design Category against CBS Interactive / CBS.com and The Globe and Mail. BostonGlobe.com launched in September as the Globe's new digital subscription website, and is the only site that provides access to the full range and depth of the Globe's journalism, along with offering video, photo galleries and breaking news throughout the day, all in an elegantly-designed format that's optimized for reading on a tablet, smartphone, laptop or desktop. In addition, Boston.com won the EPpy Awards for Best Entertainment Website and Best Online Media Advertising/Marketing Campaign. Other finalists in the Best Entertainment category included NPR, Entertainment Weekly, and Newsday. “This recognition for Boston.com and BostonGlobe.com is an eloquent and much appreciated statement about the extraordinary accomplishments of our two sites," said Boston Globe editor Martin Baron. "Boston.com continues to demonstrate why it is among the most popular community news and information sites in the country, and the new BostonGlobe.com is clearly at an exciting frontier for news-oriented web sites.” Boston.com was also a finalist in multiple other categories: Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website, Best Crowd Sourcing or Citizen Journalism, Best News Website, Best News or Event Feature on a Website, Best Enterprise Feature on a Website, Best Sports Website, Best News Political Blog and Best Sports Video. About The Boston Globe and Boston.com: The Boston Globe and Boston.com are wholly owned by The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading media company with 2010 revenues of $2.4 billion, which includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50092538&lang=en The Boston GlobeBob Powers, 617-929-2270powers@globe.comorDiane McNulty, 212-556-5244diane.mcnulty@nytimes.com