The Comment Awards 2010 Winners Announcedx
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 EditorialIntelligencannouncesthe winners of  TheCommentAw rds2010 at RIBA, London. www.com entawards.comwww.editor alintelligence.comst London, 21October 2010. EditorialIntelligence,themedia,analysisandnetworkingbusiness(www.editorialintelligence.com), hasnnounced thewinnersofTheCommentAwards2010,celebratingtheworkofthefine tprintandonlinecommentatorsandtheiredit rsover the past year – thesecondofthe rkindintheUKfollowingtheinauguralComme tAwards in 2009. The winners of the 13 categories,andheChair’sChoiceaward, wereannouncedoverachampagnebreakfastatRIBA,Londonthismorninginfrontofover200guestsincludingtheshortlistedcandidates,categoryjudgeandaplethoraofopinionformersacrossmedi ,politics,business, academia and public life. The ceremony was hosted by social commentatorandeiassociatePeterYorkandatte dedbyChair of the JudgesBaronessHelenaK nnedyQC. CategoryjudgesincludedDianeAbbotMP, Shadow Minister for Public Health;GregH ndsMP,ParliamentaryPrivateSecretarytotheChancelloroftheExchequer;SirJohnHegarty,hairman andWorldwideDirectorofBartleBoglHegarty;DavidRowan,Editor,Wired UK;NigelMcNelly,MD, Opus Corporate Finance and LukSyson,Headof Research, National Gallery. TheceremonywasfilmedandwillbevailableoneiTVwww.commentawards.comandwww.editorialintelligence.com. The Comment Awardswereheldinas ociationwithleadawardspartnerJaguarLandover,corporatepartnerBarclays,andcateg rysponsorsaslistedbelow. Seewww.commentawards.com forfurtherinformationonourcategoryjudgesandsponsors. The Comment Awards 2010 – Winner Best Comment Pages –Sponsor dbytheeiDigest  Winner:The Times Commentariat of the Year –Sp nsoredbyJaguarLandRover  Winner:Simon Jenkins,TheGu rdianandLondonEveningStandard Best Blogger –SponsoredbyRa eOnline2012  Winner:Nick Robinson,BBC Best Blog Site –SponsoredbyT lkAboutAutism  Winner:Comment is free,Theuardian and The Observer
Cultural Commentatorred– SponsbySomerset House Trust  Winner:Mark Lawson,TheGua dian Best Diary Page– SponsoredbyAtlanticBooks Winner:Londoner’s Diary,LondonEveningStandardEnvironment Commentator– SonsoredbyGreenThing(Dothegreenthing.com) Winner:Johann Hari,The Independent Financial Commentator– SponoredbyNationwide  Winner:Anatole Kaletsky,Theimes Foreign Commentator– SponsoredbytheBritishCouncil  Winner:Gideon Rachman,Fina cialTimes Magazine Commentator(inclu ingtrademedia,weekliesand monthlies)-Sponsored by the APA Winner:Christopher Hitchens,anityFair Media Commentator– SponsordbyBT Winner:Jeff Jarvis,TheGuardia Political Commentator– SponsredbyWeberShandwick Winner:Daniel Finkelstein,TheTimes Westminster Villager(Politicalketch)Sponsored by Policy Exchange Winner:Quentin Letts,DailyM il Chair’s Choice –ChosenbyBaronessHelenaKennedyQC alone,asChairoftheJ dges Winner:Simon Kelner,TheIndependent ENDSFor more inforation,pleasecontactLucyTatton-Brown  lucy@editorilintelligence.com /DL: 020 7759 1853Notes to Editors: 1) EditorialIntelligenceisamedia,analysisandnetworkingbusinesswhich runs anopinionformernetworkincluding a range of thoughtleaderevents– the ei Club - forindividualsandcorporateembersalike,andhasavariedannualspecialeventsnd publishingprogramme:www.editorialintelligence.com. 2) Furtherdetails for the TheC mmentAwards2010includingeligibilityandjudgingcriteriaareon www.commentawards.com.Nominationswereopen1stJune2010– 31stJuly2010inclusive.  3)ThejudgingprocesshasbeenmonitoredforfairnessbyBaronessHelenaKennedyQCaschairofthejudges. 4)Awardspartner:JaguarLandover;corporatepartner:Barclays;categorysponsorsincludeAPA,Atlantic Books, British Council, BT, the eiDig st,GreenThing,Nationwide,PolicyExchange,RaceOnline2012,SomersetHouseTrust, Talk About Autism andWeberShandwick.