Mother Jones Wins Magazine of the Year at 2017 Ellies

Plus, New York and The New York Times Magazine tie for most awards

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Mother Jones took top honors at the 2017 National Magazine Awards—known in the industry as the Ellies—this afternoon in downtown Manhattan. The 41-year-old bimonthly, which also won in the Reporting category for its blockbuster exposé on private prisons, beat out fellow Magazine of the Year finalists The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, The California Sunday Magazine and New York magazine.

New York, however, managed to tie for the most awards won, claiming best Magazine Section (for its “Culture Pages” department), Single-Topic Issue (for the Oct.



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