Monday, October 21, 2013

Guardian scoops online journalism awards for NSA coverage

ATLANTA (AFP) - Britain's The Guardian scooped up two awards for online journalism for its coverage of the National Security Agency (NSA) leaks from former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

The Guardian's exposure of the electronic surveillance by the US spy agency was honoured in the categories of innovative investigative journalism and watchdog journalism at the annual awards banquet here of the Online News Association (ONA).

Other online journalism award winners on Saturday included The New York Times and The Boston Globe, which both picked up multiple awards. was singled out for general excellence in online journalism, and the newspaper also picked up an award for feature reporting for a stunning multi-media presentation called Snow Fall about a deadly avalanche.

International Institute for ICT Journalism

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