Express IT: Have the Webbys sold out?

The Webby award winners were announced today. But do they really reflect the best content the Internet has to offer?

A Wired Magazine article points out the registration fees for the Webbys have been climbing steadily since its inception 16 years ago. Rather than awarding independent producers of quality content, the Webbys now tend to recognize the efforts of big brands that seek to promote themselves with flashy graphics and big budgets.

In our latest Express IT video segment, we ask if the Webbys are still relevant:

View more Express IT segments in the Opinion section.

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Brian Jackson
Editorial director of IT World Canada. Covering technology as it applies to business users. Multiple COPA award winner and now judge. Paddles a canoe as much as possible.

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