The finalists have been decided for the Digiday Publishing Awards, which honor overall excellence and breakthrough achievement in digital publishing, branded content and advertising technology.
CBS Interactive is a finalist in four categories including Best Use of Social Media by a Publisher for their Axe Hair Beloved campaign and Best Use of Mobile by a Publisher for their CBS.com mobile site. AOL is also well represented, coming in as a finalist in three categories including “Best Advertising Innovation by a Publisher,” “Best Use of a iPad/Tablet by a Publisher” and “Best Branded Content Integration by a Publisher.”
Other finalists in the 17 categories include BuzzFeed, Hearst Digital Media, Cheezeburger and many more. The full list of finalists is available on the Digiday Publishing Awards site. The winners will be announced at the DPA Gala in New York on April 16 following the Digiday Video Upfront conference.