The 14th Annual Shorty Award winners are here! View the full list.

THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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ann friedman

Finalist in GIF Maker

About ann friedman

I’m Ann Friedman, a magazine journalist who loves the internet. I write a regular column about politics, culture, and gender for NYmag.com. I also contribute to The New Republic, NewYorker.com, ELLE, Rolling Stone, Los Angeles magazine, Newsweek, The Gentlewoman, and lots of other publications. I make hand-drawn pie charts for The Hairpin and dispense advice to journalists at theColumbia Journalism Review. The advice column is based on my short-lived but highly relevant GIF blog, Real Talk From Your Editor. I used to be the executive editor of GOOD. After I was fired along with my colleagues in 2012, we created a crowd-funded magazine called Tomorrow, which was nominated for an Utne Independent Media Award for general excellence. The Columbia Journalism Review named me one of 20 women to watch.