[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/05/07/art.polticker.gi.jpg caption="The CNN Political Ticker has been named the best political blog."]WASHINGTON (CNN) - The CNN Political Ticker Thursday was named the best political news blog by Editor & Publisher and Media Week Magazines.
The magazines also named CNN.com the best news Web site with over 1 million unique visitors a month.
The annual "EPpy Awards" were announced this afternoon during a luncheon ceremony during the annual Interactive Newspaper Conference and Trade Show in New Orleans.
"The 2009 EPpy Awards mark the 14th consecutive year of the program, which honors the best Web sites in the media world, including newspapers, TV/cable, radio and magazines," according to Editor & Publisher.
The nearly 400 entries in this year's contest were evaluated by almost 50 judges.