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NPR Leads Webby Winners With Seven Awards

This morning the winners of the 2009 Webby Awards were announced and NPR racked up seven awards, including wins for music division, mobile news and podcasts.

Other winners include NYT for Best Copy/Writing, Best Practices and video awards for “Pogue’s Posts” and “The Frugal Traveler: Budget Europe.” HuffPost wins best political site. NBC.com wins for best Variety video for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. They also won for best full episode player. And the BBC’s Website beat out Salon.com, msnbc.com’s Spectra Visual Newsreader, The Daily Beast and HuffPost for best News site.

Fallon is also 2009′s Person of the Year, and Sarah Silverman and Seth MacFarlane also win individual awards. And Twitter won “breakout of the year.” Check out the complete list here.

The Webbys will be presented June 8 in New York City during a ceremony hosted by SNL’s Seth Meyers. (h/t WebNewser)

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