2011 Best of the Web Awards: New Site


The Fiscal Times – www.thefiscaltimes.com

Out of the worst recession since the Great Depression came a real need for all Americans to educate themselves about fiscal policy. TheFiscalTimes fills that need with a continually updated research center and news coverage that is laser-focused on public policy. But more than timely, TFT also strives to maintain a dispassionate and non-partisan approach to the subject in an era where both qualities are much needed but in short supply. Columns, blog posts, video and new feeds offer a balanced view of one of the most hotly debated areas of government. The content partnerships with The Washington Post, Kaiser Health News, Business Insider, CNBC and Bankrate help round out a rich core of diverse takes on our troubled fiscal times.

Honorable Mentions

New Hope Natural Media – NewHope360.com
What does the new healthy lifestyle product supply chain look like? NewHope360 pulled everyone from raw material suppliers to retailers into this portal that now also serves as a hub for Penton’s natural foods brands.

Focus Research, Inc. – Focus.com
Focus made deep research and expert analysis free for all in 201 with an open source approach that has already attracted over 5,000 expert commenters, 750,000 members and 8 of the 10 largest tech advertisers.

TMG Custom Media – Hemaware.org
Serving both patients with bleeding disorders and the professionals who serve them, Hemaware.org crafts content that is accessible and practical for multiple audiences.

Ziff Davis Enterprises Inc. – eWEEK Labs
The product review and evaluation arm of eWeek has always been an important resource for IT managers, but in a redesign it became more interactive. Now peer-reviews and Q&A with colleagues in the field help the professionals make better decisions faster.

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