Independent and win at Online Media Awards


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The Independent was among the winners at the Drum Online Media Awards.

Independent Digital News and Media won Best Brand Development for, a sister website launched last summer to focus on shareable news and give a permanent web presence for the i newspaper. was commended for its Twitter feed, in a category won by BBC Breaking News, and was also nominated for outstanding digital team of the year (won by Al Jazeera English) and best site for news-led journalism (won by the Guardian).

The Grand Prix was awarded to Vice News for its films on Isis. You can see the full list of winners here.