Blogger Choice Awards today announced the winners of Best Blogs for 2008.
THIRD PLACE: OpEdNews is a US-based progressive/liberal news, activism and Opinion website founded in 2003. The site claims over 600,000 unique visitors, around 40 million hits every month, having around 10,000 registered members. OpEdNews has some unique features no other progressive sites have such as being one of the 4500 websites approved by Google news and therefore all articles are crawled by Google.
THIRD PLACES: Ashin Mettacara is a Sri Lankan-based Burma News Weblog, created in 2007. The weblog attracts over 10000 visitors per month. The weblog has been approved by NewsNow and therefore all news and articles are crawled by NewsNow.
Ashin Mettacara is an independent blogger monk from Burma who is contributing to OpEdNews with the aim of spreading news to the whole world about the crisis in Burma.
Up until October OpEd for Best Political Blog, Ashin Mettacara for Best Geek Blog and Best Hobby Blog were running looking promising, running at first position. However, today Blogger Choice Awards announced that these blogs have won third place in Best Blogs.
Ashin Mettacara is still hoping for the best from The BOBs.