Time wins magazine of the year, Scientology story gets an Ellie

time-protester-cover.jpgTime magazine picked up the top honor tonight at the Ellies in New York, singled out by the American Society of Magazine Editors for print and digital achievements, including the cover with Ted Soqui's picture of an Occupy LA protester. The New Yorker won in reporting for Lawrence Wright's story on director and screenwriter Paul Haggis' fight with the Church of Scientology. That was the category in which Mike Kessler's Los Angeles magazine piece on Mitrice Richardson was a finalist. New York won three of the National Magazine Awards, the New Yorker won two. O - The Oprah Magazine, Inc., House Beautiful and IEEE Spectrum all won their first Ellies.

Winners and finalists

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