[UPDATED] Roger Ebert is a column contest finalist


The late Roger Ebert is up against The Daily Beast’s John Avlon and the New York Times’ Richard Parker in the online columns (large websites) category of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ annual writing contest.

Contest winners will be announced June 29.

UPDATE: Finalists in the Association of Alternative Newsmedia contest have been announced, too.

* 2013 column contest finalists announced (columnists.com)