Just what, exactly, do we mean by “Best of the Net”? We think you know. The pages of this month's issue are populated with the companies and technologies we’re all coming to accept as the foundation
of the online medium. More than merely survivors, these players dominate the field—in some cases emerging as the industry standard (catchy title for a magazine). How did we winnow dozens of candidates
in each category down to the final three or four? By a multi-stage process that began with MEDIA Magazine’s crusty editorial board, moved through an online survey of savvy users of MediaPost.com, and
ended in the laps of our resident staff writers, people who “watch the web with media in mind” day after day. To find out who rates as "Best of the Net," read the November issue of MEDIA Magazine.