Friday, June 2, 2017

Big Al

Six gongs for Al Jazeera English at the Online Media Awards last night.

Best Website of The Year; Breaking News Story of the Year and Chairman's Award, for coverage of the attempted coup in Turkey last July; Best Photographer; Best Twitter Feed; and Best Brand Development, for #Hacked: Syria's Electronic Armies.

Online Editor of the Year was Jon Laurence at C4 News/ITN, who also picked up Outstanding Digital Team of the Year. The BBC's Visual Journalism Team won for Technical Innovation, with work on the US Election and the EU Referendum bot; and BBC World Service Arabic won for investigative journalism, with its strand called "Shame", the use of sexually explicit images for blackmail.

The Guardian won Best Designed Site and Best Site for News-led Journalism; the Independent was judged Best National News Site, ahead of the BBC.

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