NEW YORK – January 26, 2011 Ode Magazinewas awarded two Eddies Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Folio’s annual Awards Gala in New York City. Ode won gold prizes in the News/ Commentary/General Interest, Full Issue category for the August 2009 issue on laughter and the Supplemental Annual/One-Shot, Full Issue category for the Special Issue on global warming which was distributed at the Copenhagen Climate Conference. The Eddie awards span all corners of the U.S. magazine publishing industry and recognize the very best in editorial.
The August 2009 issue is dedicated to exploring why we laugh and features stories like “How laughter evolved – and how it makes us human” and “Medical mirth: The health benefits of hilarity.”
“The solutions we need now,” a 2009 special Copenhagen edition, won in the Supplemental Annual/One-Shot, Full Issue category. Al Gore, Herman Scheer, Paul Hawken and many others contributed to this issue; writing about how the renewable energy economy will halt global warming, clean up the planet, create millions of jobs and make us all healthier.
Last year, Ode won a silver Eddie award (News, Commentary/General Interest, Single Article category) for the May 2009 cover story on altruism in economics. That issue won a Maggie, an award from the Western Publishing Association that recognizes hard work, dedication and creative talents in publishing, just like our April 2008 issue.
Ode publishes eight times a year and has a paid circulation of 150,000.
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