2006 Weblog Award Winners

Based on 526,974 votes cast in 45 categories over 8 days of voting in early December 2006, here are the winners of the of The 2006 Weblog Awards:

Categories  
Best Blog Daily Kos
Best New Blog Lesbian Dad
Best Individual Blog The Bleat (James Lileks)
Best Humor Blog Sadly, No!
Best Comic Strip Least I Could Do
Best Online Community FARK
Best Liberal Blog Think Progress
Best Conservative Blog Little Green Footballs
Best Centrist Blog The Moderate Voice


Topic Area Categories  
Best Media Blog The Raw Story
Best Technology Blog Engadget
Best Sports Blog Kissing Suzy Kolber
Best Military Blog Blackfive
Best Law Blog The Volokh Conspiracy
Best Business Blog Club for Growth
Best LGBT Blog Pam's House Blend
Best Parenting Blog Breed 'Em And Weep
Best Educational Blog Michael Bérubé
Best Science Blog Pharyngula
Best Medical/Health Issues Blog Respectful Insolence


Arts & Letters Categories  
Best Photo Blog Cute Overload
Best Culture Blog Pop Candy
Best Diarist Raymi The Minx (NSFW)
Best Gossip Blog D-Listed
Best Music Blog i guess i'm floating
Best Podcast Slate Magazine Daily Podcast
Best Video Blog Crooks & Liars
Video Of The Year Diet Coke and Mentos


International Categories  
Best Canadian Blog Small Dead Animals
Best UK Blog EU Referendum
Best European Blog (Non UK) Retecool
Best Asian Blog One Man Bandwidth
Best Middle East or Africa Blog Rantings of a Sandmonkey
Best Australia or New Zealand Blog All Men Are Liars
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog Babalu


TTLB Ecosystem Based Categories  
Best of the Top 250 Blogs Talk Left
Best of the Top 251 - 500 Blogs Betsy's Page
Best of the Top 501 - 1000 Blogs Blogs of War
Best of the Top 1001 - 1750 Blogs Boots and Sabers
Best of the Top 1751 - 2500 Blogs Parkway Rest Stop
Best of the Top 2501 - 3500 Blogs mAss Backwards
Best of the Top 3501 - 5000 Blogs Blue Gal
Best of the Top 5001 - 6750 Blogs File It Under
Best of the Top 6751 - 8750 Blogs Garfield Ridge
Best of the Rest of the Blogs (8751+) LizaWasHere


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About The Weblog Awards

The Weblog Awards are the world's largest blog competition with over 545,000 votes cast in 2007 edition and nearly two million votes cast in all editions since 2003.


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