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They also looked at his coverage of the conflicts in Afghanistan and East Timor in awarding him the prize.
 
Al Jazeera English, on air since November 2006, was also nominated in the News Channel of the Year and International News categories.
 
The society's awards seek to recognise "creative and excellent journalism" by news organisations whose broadcasts are received in the United Kingdom.