‘National Geographic’ Named Best Tablet Magazine of 2013




The winners of the 2013 National Magazine Awards, often called the “Oscars of the magazine world,” were announced in a ceremony held in midtown Manhattan Thursday nightNational Geographic, which nabbed the most nominations of any magazine, also picked up the most awards, including two for its digital media efforts.

Nat Geo was recognized for General Excellence in four categories: News, Sports and Entertainment Magazine; Photography; Tablet Magazine; and Multimedia, the last of which for the “Cheetahs on the Edge” feature in its November issue.

ASME judges said Nat Geo won the tablet category because it offers everything one could want in a tablet magazine: in-depth reporting, world-class photography, beautiful design, smooth navigation, immersive interactivity, social media integration, plus engaging extras like a cheetah darting across a cover. Read more…

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