4/23/10 at 8:02 AM
NEWSWEEK and Fareed Zakaria, International Editor, were big winners at the National Magazine Awards, the preeminent awards ceremony for the magazine world.
Three of Zakaria's columns ('Worthwhile Canadian Initiative,' February 16; 'The Way Out of Afganistan,' September 21; and 'Theocracy and Its Discontents,' June 29) won the 'Columns and Commentary' category. Other finalists included, The Atlantic, The Economist, Popular Science and Travel + Leisure.Glamour magazine was chosen as magazine of the year. Other winners for general excellence (which is given to several magazines with different circulation sizes) included: National Geographic, Men’s Health, GQ, Mother Jones and San Francisco.