The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announced its mandatory entry dates for its annual Best in Business contest.
The mandatory dates for newspaper business sections in the general excellence category are Thursday, May 1; Sunday, July 13; and Wednesday, Sept. 24.
In addition, editors can chose any Monday or Tuesday edition, any Friday or Saturday edition, and any Sunday edition.
For the magazine general excellence category , the mandatory entry date is the May issue or the first issue published after May.
For blogs, the mandatory entry date is Friday, Jan. 11, or the first blog entry after Jan. 11.
Read more here. The deadline for entries is Jan. 30, 2009.