Lists! They are everywhere you look at the moment. Over at MediaWatch Jon Friedman has chosen his journalists of the year (Politico gets a big nod).
CoverAwards.com has compiled a list of most memorable covers of the year — we have to imagine The New Yorker’s fist-jabbing cover has to take that cake in that category but they have divvied up the results.
Meanwhile everyone and their brother has a best book list and we’ve noticed that New York Times reporter Dexter Filkins has appeared on most of them for his book The Forever War. Those of you curious as to how the book came about may want to check out this American Prospect interview with Filkins.