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The Times, Guardian and Wall Street Journal among Online Media Awards nominations

Some of the biggest names in journalism including Mail Online, the BBC and Wall Street Journal have today been announced among the finalists for this year's Online Media Awards. The Times leads the way with 15 nominations while The Sunday Times has eight and The Guardian seven. You can see the full list of nominations in each category below. While the shortlist features global names such as Yahoo, the Huffington Post and the New York Times, the awards will also recognise regional and niche sites with the likes of the Manchester Evening News, Wales Online and Bristol 24/7 competing for awards. The awards, now in their second year, are organised by The Drum and supported by Press Association, Society of Editors, NUJ and Hold the Front Page. Gordon Young, editor of The Drum, said: "This year's nominations truly reflect the rapid development and investment in the online side of the newspaper publishing business. "They provide strong evidence that publishers are really beginning to understand the online dynamic." The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Emirates Stadium in London on Thursday 21 June. For more information visit www.onlinemediaawards.net Website of the Year (Grand Prix) Announced at the Awards ceremony in June. Chairman’s Awards Chosen by the chairman of the judging panel, Noel Young as his personal favourite and announced at the Awards ceremony in June Best Brand Development Emap For Student Nursing Times The Times Best Campaigning / Investigative Journalism Exaro News International Business Times UK Press Gazette The Sunday Times The Times Best Commentary/Blogging Channel 4 News For FactCheck The Huffington Post UK New Statesman Reuters Breakingviews Trinity Mirror Regionals For Dale Street Associates The Times Best Commercial Innovation Mindful Money Newsquest South west London For School Correspondents The Times Best Designed site Red Online The Sunday Times Thomson Reuters Foundation For AlertNet - The World's Humanitarian News Site The Times For The Times iPad app Trinity Mirror Regionals For WalesOnline Best Local/Regional News Site belfasttelegraph.co.uk Bristol24-7 thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/ lancashiretelegraph.co.uk Leedsstudent.org thelincolnite.co.uk liverpoolecho.co.uk Manchester Evening News Northcliffe Digital for www.thisiscornwall.co.uk southwalesargus.co.uk walesonline.co.uk Best National News Site The Guardian The Sunday Times The Times Best Site for news-led Journalism BBC News website Los Angeles Times The Guardian Mail Online New York Times Sky News The Sun The Sunday Times Telegraph The Times Wall St Journal Washington Post Best Specialist Site for Journalism theartsdesk.com Bloomberg The Economist Financial Times Guardian Datastore International Network of Street Papers Nature News and comment Press Gazette Wired Reuters Breakingviews Red Online Best Technical Innovation The Guardian For iPad edition Financial Times For FT web app Newsquest South west London For Croydon Guardian e-Xtra The Times For The Times Word Nerd Best Twitter feed BBC News For @BBCBreaking Comic Relief For @sportrelief The Guardian For Paul Lewis @paullewis Nature Publishing Group For @NatureNews Yahoo! For @YahooOmgUK The Times For @timesfashion The Sunday Times For @TheSTStyle Best Use of Crowd Sourcing or Citizen Journalism BBC News website For BBC UGC hub for Syria protests Blottr For the people powered news service The Guardian For Guardian coverage of the England riots Mindful Money The Times For The Times' Cities Fit for Cycling Best use of Photography The Times The Sunday Times Best Use of Social Media AOL Huffington Post Media Group Company Magazine The Guardian Press Gazette Metro South Wales Argus The Times Best Video Journalism BBC News IOP Publishing For Physics World Thomson Reuters Foundation The Times The Sunday Times Digital Writer of the Year Andrew Pugh Press Gazette Murad Ahmed The Times Online Editor of the Year Ananyo Bhattacharya Chief Online Editor Nature News & Comment Carla Buzasi Editor-in-chief AOL Huffington Post Media Group Carrie Tyler Editor ELLEuk.com Dominic Ponsford Editor Press Gazette Gordon Thomson Editor The Sunday Times Jon Bernstein Deputy Editor New Statesman Tom Whitwell Online Editor The Times Steve Herrmann Editor BBC News website

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