Best of the online news sites

The Webby Awards are out and the top news sites probably won’t surprise anyone.  Selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, here’s the full list of nominees and overall winners in the news category.

According to the Webby Awards page, the sites are selected based on “Content, Structure and Navigation, Visual Design, Functionality, Interactivity and Overall Experience.”

Studying the winning sites and figuring out why they work so well could be a class in itself.

Check out the full list of winners to get a sense of what’s working online in terms of video, branding, podcasts, etc.

The winners are a compilation of best practices all in one place.  Happy viewing!