Newspaper


    Lansing State Journal


    Runners-up: City Pulse and “this category is unkind”


    Fine. But this does not overshadow the LSJ’s 2008 win for
    best newspaper Web site from the Associated Press (and, no, Associated Press is
    not the name of one of their staff reporters).




    Politician


    Virg Bernero


    Runners-up: Jennifer Granholm, Mike Rogers


    The flip side to being a really good politician is that
    you’ll probably make some enemies along the way. Virg has always held that he
    doesn’t walk on eggshells.