The New York Times online (example of the "newspaper" online layout in photo at left - click to enlarge) won three finalist designations and USA Today was named a finalist for four Online Journalism Awards, given by the Online News Association.
Newspaper dot.coms are leading the award finalists, according to a just-released article by the University of Southern California's Annenberg's Online Journalism Review.
Yep. Trend spotting. The future is yesterday.
MotherPie enjoys the cusp of the changes. If you're interested, look at the posts in New Media.