Awards


2017

Canadian Magazine Awards

Winner

  • Best General Interest Magazine: The Walrus

2016

National Magazine Awards

Gold

Silver

Honourable Mention


2015

National Magazine Awards

Gold

Silver

Honourable Mention


2014

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Best Single Issue: Tenth Anniversary Issue; John Macfarlane, editor; Brian Morgan, art director; contributors: Kyle Carsten Wyatt, Sasha Chapman, Rachel Giese, Amy Macfarlane, Paul Kim, Meredith Holigroski, Matthew McKinnon, Nick Mount, Michael Lista, Pamela Capraru
  • Words & Pictures: “Water”; Edward Burtynsky, Brian Morgan, John Macfarlane, Kyle Carsten Wyatt, Sasha Chapman, Paul Kim, David Macfarlane
  • One of a Kind: “The Marineland Dreamland” by Craig Davidson
  • Politics & Public Interest: “The Avenger” by Lisa Fitterman
  • Society: “The Fix” by Dan Werb
  • Travel: “Big Mac” by Taras Grescoe
  • Magazine Website Design: thewalrus.ca; Matthew McKinnon, online editor and web designer; John Piasetzki, web developer

Silver

  • Health & Medicine: “A Feverish Debate” by Alison Motluk
  • Personal Journalism: “The Meaning of White” by Emily Urquhart
  • Illustration:”Hot Wired” by Jillian Tamaki
  • Photojournalism & Photo Essay:”On the Edge of North America” by Scott Conarroe
  • Portrait Photography: “Inside Joke” by Christopher Wahl

Honourable Mention

  • Best Editorial Package—Web: “The New Normal” by Matthew McKinnon, Brian Morgan, Rachel Giese, Natasha Negrea, Smithsonian Channel, Chris Berube, Marcel Ramagnano, and Lily Ames
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Gossip Girl” by Sarah Selecky
  • Business: “Pension Envy” by John Lorinc
  • Essays: “The Accidental Activist” by Mark Jaccard; “Born in the Burbs” by Ron Graham; “Repairing the House” by Andrew Coyne
  • Health and Medicine: “Critical Mass” by Katherine Ashenburg; “The New Normal” by Rachel Giese; “A Feverish Debate” by Alison Motluk, “The Walking Cure” by Dan Rubinstein
  • Investigative Reporting: “Trials and Error” by Julian Sher
  • Poetry: “Waves” by Richard Greene
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Her Way” by Katherine Ashenburg; “The Avenger” by Lisa Fitterman; “Prime Minister in Waiting” by Charlotte Gray
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Sasha Chapman
  • Sports and Recreation: “The Game Not Played” by Richard Poplak
  • Art Direction for an Entire Issue: Tenth Anniversary Issue by Brian Morgan
  • Creative Photography: “Summer Reading” by Will Vincent
  • Spot Illustration: “Miscellany” by Ryan Heshka; “Slaying Dragons” by Graham Roumieu

2013

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Illustration: “Apocalypse Soon” by Sam Weber
  • One of a Kind: “What Would Tommy Douglas Think?” by Tom Jokinen
  • Society: “Fade to Light” by Dave Cameron
  • Travel: “On Tipping in Cuba” by Chris Turner

Silver

  • Arts and Entertainment: “After Midnight” by Stephanie Nolen
  • Words and Pictures “Ringmastera” by Sean Michaels

Honourable Mention

  • Arts and Entertainment: “A Humble Architect” by Witold Rybczynski
  • Fiction: “Flesh and Numbers” by Stephen Marche
  • Health and Medicine: “The Errors of Their Ways” by Rachel Giese
  • Health and Medicine: “Fade to Light” by Dave Cameron
  • Personal Journalism: “The Missing Piece” by Terence Byrnes
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Civil Warrior” by Michael Harris
  • Profiles: “His One Demand” by Mark Leiren-Young
  • Science, Technology and the Environment: “The Race against Time” by Alex Hutchinson
  • Society: “Manufacturing Taste” by Sasha Chapman
  • Portrait Photography: “After Midnight” by Jaime Hogge
  • Illustration “War Games” by Barry Blitt
  • Spot Illustration: “Miscellany” by Kelsey Heinrichs

2012

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Best Digital Design: walrusmagazine.com by Matthew McKinnon, Heather Cleland, Dave Grant, Lindsay Lafreniere, and David Rusak
  • Illustration: “Meet You at the Door” by Selena Wong
  • Investigative Reporting: “A Political Meltdown” by Alison Motluk
  • One of a Kind: “Adrift on the Nile” by Paul Wilson
  • Profiles: “Madam Premier” by Lisa Gregoire
  • Society: “The Long Goodbye” by Katherine Ashenburg

Silver

  • Essays: “The New Solitudes” by Erna Paris
  • One of a Kind: “The Archivist” by Paul Wilson
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: “Amazon of the North” by Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “A Rock and a Hard Place” by Chris Wood
  • Society: “The Farms Are Not All Right” by Chris Turner
  • Words and Pictures: “Portraits of the War” by Joanne Tod, Brian Morgan, and Amy Macfarlane

Honourable Mention

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “The Meaning of Hockey” by Brian Morgan
  • Art Direction for an Entire Issue: November 2011 by Brian Morgan
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Adventures of a Supernumerary” by Tom Jokinen
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Modern Inconveniences” by Adele Weder
  • Best Short Feature: “The Stag” by Deirdre Dodds
  • Best Short Feature: “As the Crow Flies” by Lisa Gregoire
  • Essays: “The Morgentaler Effect” by Wayne Sumner
  • Fiction: “Meet You at the Door” by Lawrence Hill
  • Fiction: “Noisemakers” by Grace O’Connell
  • Health and Medicine: “Blinded by Science” by Timothy Caulfield
  • Humour: “Housebroken” by Pasha Malla
  • Illustration: “The Farms Are Not All Right” by Scott McCowen
  • Investigative Reporting: “The Only Risk Is Wanting to Stay” by Arno Kopecky
  • Magazine Covers: The Future of Food by Brian Morgan
  • One of a Kind: “Notes from Newfoundland” by Lisa Moore
  • Personal Journalism: “Adventures of a Supernumerary” by Tom Jokinen
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Climate Controlled” by John Lorinc
  • Society: “Arrival of the Fittest” by Rachel Giese
  • Sports and Recreation: “The Pain Principle” by Richard Poplak
  • Spot Illustration: “Supersized” by Raymond Biesinger

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Gold, Consumer Magazine

  • Best Companion Website: walrusmagazine.com

Silver, Consumer Magazine

  • Best Web Design: walrusmagazine.com by Matthew McKinnon

2011

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Arts and Entertainment: “My Dad, the Movie, and Me” by Noah Richler
  • Best Digital Design: walrusmagazine.com by Matthew McKinnon
  • Best New Creative Talent: “Last Stand in Kandahar” by Matthieu Aikins
  • Essays: “A 10 Percent World” by J.B. MacKinnon
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: “Dark Element” by Don Weber
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Life on the Instalment Plan” by Marian Botsford Fraser

Silver

  • Best Short Feature: “Aftershock” by Chris Jones
  • Humour: “The Air Strip” by Pasha Malla
  • Investigative Reporting: “The Human Egg Trade” by Alison Motluk
  • One of a Kind: “A Tale of Two Cities” by Gary Stephen Ross

Honourable Mention

  • Arts and Entertainment: “Mister Nice Guy” by Jeet Heer
  • Arts and Entertainment: “What Tom Thomson Saw” by Ross King
  • Best Multi-Media Feature: “Lucy Hardin’s Missing Period” by Stephen Marche, Jared Bland, and Matthew McKinnon
  • Essays: “The Shout Doctrine” by Mark Kingwell
  • Health and Medicine: “The Enemy Inside” by Daniel Baird
  • Health and Medicine: “Approximate Directions to a Burial” by Dave Cameron
  • Health and Medicine: “The Human Egg Trade” by Alison Motluk
  • Illustration: “Quieter Revolutions” by Mathieu Lavoie
  • Illustration: “The Enemy Inside” by Balint Zsako
  • Illustration: “Hard Currency” by Marlena Zuber
  • Investigative Reporting: “Last Stand in Kandahar” by Matthieu Aikins
  • One of a Kind: “Pravda and Other Words for Truth” by Medeine Tribinevicius
  • Personal Journalism: “Approximate Directions to a Burial” by Dave Cameron
  • Personal Journalism: “The Flight Album” by Kaitlin Fontana
  • Personal Journalism: “My Dad, the Movie, and Me” by Noah Richler
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Last Stand in Kandahar” by Matthieu Aikins
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Stranger Within” by Ron Graham
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Human Egg Trade” by Alison Motluk
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Last Great Water Fight” by Chris Wood
  • Profiles: “Dragon Done” by Trevor Cole
  • Profiles: “The Unrepentant Whore” by Michael Harris
  • Profiles: “Big Game Hunter” by Chris Jones
  • Science, Technology and the Environment: “The New Grand Tour” by Chris Turner
  • Sports and Recreation: “Faster, Higher, Sneakier” by Alex Hutchinson
  • Spot Illustration: “The Long Decline” by Neil Doshi

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Gold, Consumer Magazine

  • Best Companion Website: walrusmagazine.com

Silver, Consumer Magazine

Finalist, Consumer Magazine

  • Best Blog: The Walrus Blog
  • Best Web Design: walrusmagazine.com

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold


2010

National Magazine Awards

Gold

Silver

Honourable Mention

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Alice in Borderland” by Charles Foran
  • Arts and Entertainment: “That Old Flame” by Don Gillmor
  • Arts and Entertainment: “The Secret” by Brett Grainger
  • Best New Magazine Writer: Carol Shaben “Fly at Your Own Risk”
  • Business: “Turning the Page” by Noah Richler
  • Essays: “A Sorry State” by Mitch Miyagawa
  • Health and Medicine: “Global Impositioning Systems” by Alex Hutchinson
  • Health and Medicine: “Zero Sum” by Mary Rogan
  • Humour: “Stephen Harper: A Short Biography” by Andrew Clark
  • Humour: “The Obstecritic” by Pasha Malla
  • Illustration: “The True Sorrows of Calamity Jane” by Selena Wong
  • Magazine Covers: “Please Forgive Us” (December 2009)
  • Personal Journalism: “Walking the Way” by Timothy Taylor
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Off the Rails” by Monte Paulsen
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Future Has Begun” by Nora Underwood
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “An Inconvenient Talk” by Chris Turner
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Global Impositioning Systems” by Alex Hutchinson
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “The Age of Breathing Underwater” by Chris Turner
  • Spot Illustration: Extraordinary Canadians” by Graham Roumieu
  • Spot Illustration: “Schematic Diagrams for Proposed Objects” by Marc Bell
  • Spot Illustration: “Spiritual Citizenship” by Jason Logan

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Finalist

  • Best Article: “Drinking With Men Who Are Not Russell Smith” by Stacey May Fowles
  • Best Blog: The Walrus Blog

2009

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Part One: A Legend is Born” by Miles Collyer, Antonio De Luca, and Bree Seeley
  • Humour: “A Liar’s Life” by Bruce McCall
  • Society: “Not So Down” by Peter Valing
  • Words and Pictures: “Our Faces, Our Selves” by Daniel Baird, Antonio De Luca, Matthew McKinnon, Giles Revell, Bree Seeley, and Matt Willey

Silver

  • Essays: “Geared Up” by Bill Reynolds

Honourable Mention

  • Essays: “The Events Leading Up to Sir Norman Foster” by Don Gillmor
  • Essays: “Failure to Fail” by Jay Teitel
  • Health and Medicine: “Minor Keys” by Moira Farr
  • Humour: “Our Marriage: Annual Report 2008” by Kevin Chong
  • Humour: “Death on the Installation Plan” by Jeremy Keehn
  • Humour: “At the Whisky Tasting” by Pasha Malla
  • Investigative Reporting: “Nuclear Reaction” by Kate Harries
  • One of a Kind: “Taking the Cure” by Christopher Shulgan
  • One of a Kind: “The Lynching of Louie Sam” by John Vaillant
  • One of a Kind: “The Incinerator Incident” by Michael Winter
  • Personal Journalism: “Shelter from the Storm” by Don Gillmor
  • Personal Journalism: “All the Way Home” by Wendy Dennis
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Part One: A Legend is Born” by Barry Campbell
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Business of Saving the Earth” by Chris Wood
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Fat of the Land” by Brian Payton
  • Society: “Frontier Families” by Matthew Hays
  • Spot Illustration: “Facemasking” by Gary Taxali
  • Spot Illustration: “The Earthship Has Landed” by Sam Weber
  • Still-Life Photography: “Eels on Wheels” by Natasha V
  • Travel: “The Archipelago of Fear” by Charles Montgomery

Utne Independent Press Awards

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Silver

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Our Faces, Our Selves” by Antonio De Luca, Bree Seeley, and Chris Lee (photography by Giles Revell and Matt Willey)

Two merit awards


2008

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Arts and Entertainment: “The Mindful Museum” by Adam Gopnik
  • Best New Magazine Writer: “Red Rush” by Patrick White
  • Fiction: “The Dead Are More Visible” by Steven Heighton
  • Illustration: “God’s Slow Death” by Sam Weber
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Once Upon a Country” by Don Gillmor
  • Portrait Photography: “Miss Canadiana” by Robyn Cumming
  • Spot Illustration: “Tank Talk” by Leif Parsons

Silver

  • Magazine Covers: “Lightness of Being (The Queen)” by Antonio De Luca
  • Personal Journalism: “The Autobiography of an Idea” by Rick Salutin
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: “The Chinese Dust Bowl” by Benoit Aquin
  • Still-Life Photography: “Digby Neck” by Russell Monk

Honourable Mention

  • Arts and Entertainment: “Unlimited Editions” by Timothy Taylor
  • Best Short Feature: “Forgiveness” by June Callwood
  • Best Short Feature: “The Archetypal Walrus” by John Vaillant
  • Essays: “A House Divided” by Jonathan Garfinkle
  • Essays: “The Autobiography of an Idea” by Rick Salutin
  • Fiction: “The Man on the Island” by Wayne Grady
  • Fiction: “Bob Dylan Goes Tubing” by Marni Jackson
  • Health and Medicine: “Oasis of Hope” by Layne Coleman
  • Humour: “All the Rage” by Andrew Clark
  • Humour: “St. Patrick’s Day” by Andrew Clark
  • Humour: “Veils for Western Women” by Marni Jackson
  • Humour: “The Hidden Mickey Mouse” by John Reardon
  • Illustration: “Cherry Blossom” by Marcos Chin
  • Illustration: “Snail Males” by Zoe Barcza
  • Investigative Reporting: “Rock Bottom” by Noah Richler
  • Investigative Reporting: “Life on Nut Island” by Stephen Williams
  • One of a Kind: “Dominick’s Fish” by RM Vaughan
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: “War Stories” by Rita Leistner
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Camels in the Arctic?” by Franklyn Griffiths
  • Politics and Public Interest: “No Refuge” by Andrew Mitrovica
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Rock Bottom” by Noah Richler
  • Travel: “A Pianist in Rwanda” by Deborah Kirshner
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Breaking D-Wave” by Alex Hutchinson
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Driven to Distraction” by John Lorinc
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Red Rush” by Patrick White
  • Spot Illustration: “15 Love Songs” by various illustrators
  • Still-Life Photography: “Award-Winning Books” by Birthe Piontek

Prix Pictet

  • “The Chinese Dust Bowl,” by Benoit Aquin

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Silver

  • Art direction for a single magazine page or spread: “The Counterpart” by Antonio De Luca, Paul Kim, Chris Lee, and Bree Seeley (illustration by Petra Mrzyk and Jean-François Moriceau)
  • Illustration: “Parallel Universe” by Graham Roumieu
  • Illustration: “Tunneling Through Time” by Chris Lee
  • Magazine cover: “Lightness of Being (The Queen)” by Antonio De Luca, Paul Kim, Chris Lee, and Bree Seeley (photograph by Chris Levine)

Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs

  • Arthur Kroeger Award for Public Discourse

2007

National Magazine Awards

Magazine of the year

Gold

  • Art direction for a single article: “The Teenage Brain” by Antonio De Luca
  • Essays: “My Life With Tolstoy” by David Gilmour
  • Humour: “Married With Husbands” by Wendy Dennis
  • Personal journalism: My Life With Tolstoy” by David Gilmour
  • Science, technology, and the environment: “Far From Home” by Monte Paulsen
  • Society: “Iran’s Quiet Revolution” by Deborah Campbell

Silver

  • Art Direction for an Entire Issue: “Bird Flu Fever” by Antonio De Luca
  • Business: “Domestic Terroir” by Don Gillmor
  • Essays: “Iran’s Quiet Revolution” by Deborah Campbell
  • Fiction: “The Smell of Smoke” by Peter Behrens
  • Health and Medicine: “Waiting for the Pandemic” by Gwynne Dyer
  • Illustration: “Hijacking History” by Graham Roumieu
  • Magazine Cover: “The Alberta Cash Cow” by Antonio De Luca and Brian Rea
  • Politics and public interest: “Fake Left, Go Right” by James Laxer
  • Service: Health and Family: “The Teenage Brain” by Nora Underwood
  • Society: “Identity Crisis” by Allan Gregg

Honourable Mention

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold

  • Illustration: “God’s Slow Death” by Sam Weber
  • Magazine Cover: “Too Wired To Think” by Antonio De Luca and Ludimar Hermann
  • Photojournalism: “The Last Lumberjacks” by Rita Leistner

Silver

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “The Teenage Brain” by Antonio De Luca, Paul Kim, and Frank Weidenfelder
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Spread: “Red Rush” by Antonio De Luca, Chris Lee, and Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Conceptual Photography: “A House Half Built” by Liz Cowie
  • Conceptual Photography: “Brighter Lights, Bigger Cities” by Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Illustration: “Snail Males” by Zoe Barcza
  • Illustration: “Kissers (Cherry Blossoms)” by Marcos Chin
  • Illustration: “Her Dog” by Jillian Tamaki
  • Photojournalism: “Separate and Unequal” by Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Portrait Photography: “Miss Canadiana” by Robyn Cummings

Eight merit awards


2006

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Totally Genius” by Antonio De Luca
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Artful Crimes” by Joshua Knelman
  • Essays: “Is Africa’s Pain Black America’s Burden?” by Lawrence Hill
  • Health and Medicine: “Chasing the Crab” by Bill Cameron
  • Humour: “My Living Media Will” by Marni Jackson
  • Illustration: “Dangerous Liaisons” by Jillian Tamaki
  • Personal Journalism: “Chasing the Crab” by Bill Cameron
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Melting Point” by Chris Wood
  • Portrait Photography: “Jew Funk” by Davida Nemeroff
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Melting Point” by Chris Wood
  • Service: Health and Family: “Why Psychoanalysis Matters” by Wendy Dennis
  • Spot Illustration: “Revenge of the Small” by Marco Cibola
  • Words and Pictures: “Al Rashad” by Antonio De Luca, Joshua Knelman, and Rita Leistner

Silver

  • Poetry: “Hand Luggage: Calgary, Montreal, and Brazil” by P.K. Page
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Peace Wager” by Kathy Cook
  • Sports and Recreation: “Foreign Billionaires Bring English Football to World, Agony and Ecstasy to Fans” by Timothy Taylor

Alexander Ross Award for Best New Writer

  • “Danger Signs” by Larry Frolick

Honourable Mention

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Is Africa’s Pain Black America’s Burden?” by Antonio De Luca
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Strange Journey” by Antonio De Luca
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Striking Back at the Empire” by Andrew Clark
  • Business: “Shifting Sands” by Don Gillmor
  • Columns: “In Memory Of,” “Missing Mordecai,” and “What Lies Beneath” by Ken Alexander
  • Essays: “Totally Genius” by Dan Falk
  • Essays: “The Wilderness Within” by Adam Gilders
  • Essays: “America the Beautiful” by Don Gillmor
  • Essays: “The Rising Fall of the American Empire” by James Laxer
  • Fiction: “Catechism” by Wayne Johnston
  • Fiction: “Miss You Already” by Merilyn Simonds
  • Illustration: “Torrential Reign” by Jason Logan
  • Illustration: “Wireless” by Julie Morstad
  • Illustration: “A Decentralized Day” by Leif Parsons
  • Illustration: “Green Party Blues” by Mark Saunders
  • Illustration: “Good Guys, Bad Guys, and Little Guys” by Seth Scriver
  • Illustration: “Arsenal of Illusion” by Balint Zsako
  • Investigative Reporting: “A Gentle Revolution” by Monte Paulsen
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: “Al Rashad” by Rita Leistner
  • Politics and Public Interest: “A Tribute Paid to Reason” by Chris Tenove
  • Politics and Public Interest: “Shifting Sands” by Don Gillmor
  • Portrait Photography: “Corporate Cannabis” by Kourosh Keshiri
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Totally Genius” by Dan Falk
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment: “Danger Signs” by Larry Frolick
  • Spot Illustration: “To Catch a Fish” by David Collier
  • Spot Illustration: “My Tennis Game” by Clayton Hanmer
  • Spot Illustration: “Tusky/Letters” by Jeff Ladouceur
  • Spot Illustration: “The Dictator Debt Catch” by Graham Roumieu
  • Spot Illustration: “Til Decree Do Us Part” by Sam Weber
  • Sports and Recreation: “To Catch a Fish” by John DeMont
  • Travel: “Israel on the Brink” by David Berlin
  • Travel: “Danger Signs” by Larry Frolick
  • Travel: “America the Beautiful” by Don Gillmor
  • Words and Pictures: “The Forest’s Edge” by Ken Alexander, Antonio De Luca, Patrick Lane, and Eamon Mac Mahon

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold

  • Art Direction for an Entire Magazine Issue: “Bird Flu Fever” by Antonio De Luca
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Waiting for the Pandemic” by Antonio De Luca
  • Illustration: “Tank Talk” by Leif Parsons

Silver

  • Magazine Cover: “The Last Days of Suburbia” by Antonio De Luca and Seymour Chwast

Nine merits


2005

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Art Direction for a Single Article: “Why Bush Will Win/Why Kerry Will Win” by Antonio De Luca
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Man Behind Stephen Harper” by Marci McDonald
  • Spot Illustration: “How to Save Democracy” by Leif Parsons
  • Words and Pictures: “Inside a Different Kabul” by Ahmet Sel

Silver

  • Humour: “Samson and Delilah” by Jonathan Goldstein
  • Society: “The Mystery of Marriage” by Wendy Dennis

Honourable Mention

  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “The Burning Tip of the Spear” by Antonio De Luca
  • Arts and Entertainment: “Unrepentant” by Gare Joyce
  • Columns: “Language: Eloquence Lost,” “Language: Idiom-Proof,” and “Language: MSN Spoken Here” by Charles Foran
  • Essays: “The Mystery of Marriage” by Wendy Dennis
  • Health and Medicine: “Life, at What Price?” by Ivor Shapiro
  • Health and Medicine: “Mapping the Blues” by Mark Witten
  • Illustration: “An Anatomy of Hypochondria” by Balint Zsako
  • Investigative Reporting: “The Black Hole of Guantanamo Bay” by Bill Cameron
  • Investigative Reporting: “The Burning Tip of the Spear” by Rita Leistner
  • Magazine Covers: “What Is Marriage?” by Antonio De Luca
  • Personal Journalism: “The Genocide Problem: ‘Never Again’ All Over Again” by Gerald Caplan
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Black Hole of Guantanamo Bay” by Bill Cameron
  • Politics and Public Interest: “The Burning Tip of the Spear” by Rita Leistner
  • Portrait “Photographry: The Burning Tip of the Spear” by Rita Leistner
  • Profiles: “The Book of Bob” by Bruce Grierson
  • Society: “Life, at What Price?” by Ivor Shapiro
  • Words and Pictures: “The Burning Tip of the Spear” by Rita Leistner

2004

National Magazine Awards

Gold

  • Arts and Entertainment: The Genius of Django by Deborah Kirshner
  • Investigative Reporting: Blind Trust by Marci McDonald
  • Science and Technology: Is the West Rearming Russia? by Paul Webster

Honourable Mention

  • Essays: Resisting the Veil by Margaret Atwood
  • Essays: Ich Bin Ein Indianer by Adam Gilders
  • Humour: Reader Rage by Douglas Bell
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay: Blind Trust by Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Politics and Public Interest: Reasonable Doubts by Larry Krotz
  • Politics and Public Interest: Blind Trust by Marci McDonald
  • Still-Life Photography: “One Man’s Trash” by Douglas Coupland
  • Travel: The Genius of Django by Deborah Kirshner

Utne Independent Press Awards