Brad Pitt, Jim Carrey win Webby awards

Film critic Roger Ebert named Person of the Year

NEW YORK -- Jim Carrey, Lisa Kudrow, Brad Pitt, Isabella Rossellini, Roger Ebert, the Muppets, HBO, CBS Interactive, AOL, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare are among the people, companies and institutions that will be honored at the 14th annual Webby Awards.

Ebert has been named Webby Person of the Year, with organizers saying Tuesday he has "raised the bar for online journalism and writing through his poignant and wildly popular blog, Roger Ebert's Journal."

JimCarrey.com won in the celebrity/fan site category, Kudrow's work in "Web Therapy" is honored in the comedy series space, Rosselini's award is for experimental work in her "Green Porno" series, Pitt's "Make It Right" got a nod in the activism category and The Muppets get a Webby for best viral video, among other things.

Among other winners, Next New Network's "Reel Good Show" will get the award for best variety video offer, "Texts from Last Night" will receive the mobile entertainment honor and College Humor's Amir Blumenfeld gets a Webby for best individual performance.

Judges for the awards included Martha Stewart, Matt Groening and Arianna Huffington.

Hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC's "The Office," the 14th Webby Awards ceremony on June 14 will feature winners and honorees delivering their traditional five-word acceptance speeches.
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