Guardian, Boston Globe, NYT take home ONA honors

The Guardian took two top journalism honors Saturday night at the Online News Association awards banquet  for its coverage of leaked files on the National Security Administration.

The London-based publication won both the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism and the foundation’s Award for Watchdog Journalism.

The Boston Globe took home the Knight Award for Public Service for its coverage of the violent Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood. The Globe also won the breaking news award (large category) for its work on the Boston Marathon bombings. The Boston University News Service was honored in the breaking news (small category) for its coverage of the bombings. In the medium category, WNYC was recognized for its breaking coverage of Superstorm Sandy.

General excellence for online journalism awards were handed to The New York Times (large category), The Texas Tribune (medium category) and AxisPhilly (small category).

See the full list of honorees.

The announcement of the awards capped the three-day ONA conference in Atlanta, Ga., attended by about 1,600 participants.


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