News Provider of the Year

News Provider of the Year

News Provider of the Year

For the news organisation which has done the most to provide journalism that is both interesting to the public and in the public interest. This category is open to newspapers, magazines, websites and broadcast outlets. News channels, news agencies and particular broadcast journalism strands are all eligible. The award will recognise a news provider that has excelled in terms of serving the public interest and bringing new information to light.

The judges are looking for a news provider which stands out because of the quality of its investigative journalism and ability to break news on matters of public interest. For print/online entries, please provide up to ten examples of work.  Broadcasters can submit up to ten clips or one entire programme in support of their entry. A supporting statement of up 500 words must also be included. Work should have been published between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024 and aimed at a UK audience. 


The Guardian

The judges said: “This title has shone a light on under-reported parts of the world and campaigned for social justice and environmental change with its investigations this year. And it has even investigated difficult truths from its own past while delivering a mass audience and achieving financial sustainability.”

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Guardian News and Media

The judges said: “The Guardian has marked its 200th anniversary in style this year. Its Pegasus Project investigation exposed governments using technology to spy on journalists, politicians and campaigners. Its Noel Clarke investigation gave a voice to ignored victims and secured lasting change to the TV industry.

“The Guardian’s podcasts and innovative digital story telling have reached record audiences. And it has all been underpinned by a pioneering business model which has made it the biggest member-funded newsroom in the world.”

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Financial Times

“The Financial Times did a superb job using skills honed over many years covering the numbers surrounding business to explain an unfolding human tragedy. Its charts and visualisations explaining the pandemic became the most read content in its history.

Financial Times

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London’s King’s Cross uses facial recognition in security cameras

UK’s Labour would seize £300bn of company shares

Judges said: “The Financial Times combines consistent high-quality journalism across is various platforms with an enviable ability to secure jaw-dropping exclusives. It has also been at the forefront of journalism innovation and proved that it is possible turn a profit whilst investing in quality.”