The 2006 Weblog Awards The winners have been announced and just as everyone must have suspected, the usual suspects were chosen for the same old police lineup and the witnesses pointed out the same criminals with over half a million fingers pointed, nonetheless. Not much is new (besides Fark maybe) and not too many exciting new places to view. Yes the TLLB Ecosystem is used to judge on a whole new set of categories, but that looks more like an afterthought. I wonder how the world of movies would judge their peers if movies could participate for subsequent years in the Oscars or if the movie houses (such as Pixar, MGM, Sony) could throw their names in the Oscar hat. If there were an Oscar for the Software world, would Microsoft and the FSF win every time?
What is the point of knowing that Little Green Footballs was the best conservative blog or that Daily Kos was the best blog? Not that these aren’t good blogs, but they have already been discovered, over and over again. What was the best NEW technology blog? Which was the best NEW political blog? Who was the best NEW satirist in blogging? Can anyone fill me in?