American Society of Magazine Editors honors The Advocate with two and Out with one Best Cover Contest nominations
September 7, 2010 (LOS ANGELES) – Here Media, the world’s leading gay media company, received three prestigious 2010 Best Cover Contest nominations from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME). ASME named two Advocate covers and one Out cover as finalists.
The Advocate’s September 2009 cover, featuring President Obama in tribute to the famed Shepard Fairey image with the tagline “Nope?” is a finalist in the “Most Controversial” category. Additionally, The Advocate’s February 2010 cover, depicting a donkey sticking its tongue out with the tagline “Gays to the DNC: Kiss My Ass,” is a finalist in the “News & Business” category. Out was named a finalist in the “Fashion & Beauty” category for its February 2010 cover, the magazine’s Annual Swimsuit Issue.
The finalist covers are now posted on Amazon.com for voting by the public. Amazon visitors will have 30 days to choose the Best Cover from six finalists in each of 12 categories as determined by the ASME judges. After each category winner is determined, visitors will have the opportunity to choose the Best Cover of Year from the category winners.
Vote now at: http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=mags_bestcovers_print?ie=UTF8&node=1297881011
The Advocate is currently available to consumers via the print publication, www.Advocate.com, and the Advocate imprint published by Alyson Books. Follow The Advocate on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheAdvocate and on Twitter at TheAdvocateMag. The Out brand is currently available to consumers as a monthly print publication found on newsstands and at select retailers or via subscription. Out can also be accessed digitally at www.out.com or on Apple mobile devices through the Zinio application.