Lighten Up columnist Dawn Weber accepts her award for third place in the 2011 National Society of Newspaper Columnists Contest in Humor for papers under 50,000 circulation from Don Fry, writing coach and emeritus faculty member of The Poynter Institute. The Society named Robert Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times best online columnist/ blogger. A columnist from the San Francisco Business Times won first place in the under 50,000 category with a writer from the Sausalito (Calif.) Marinscope taking second. Courtesy photo. 16p2.jpg