Argentine newspaper La Nación takes top honors at Online News Association awards for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, the Argentine newspaper La Nación took top honors for a non-English, large site at the 2011 Online Journalism awards, reported NetNewsCheck. Canada's The Globe and Mail, the Voice of San Diego, and BCC News won for general online excellence.

Other online journalism winners include Al Jazeera, the Los Angeles Times, ProPublica, and the Huffington Post, reported the news agency AFP.

Established in 2000, the Online Journalism Awards, the only such awards in the U.S. that acknowledge "outstanding digital journalism websites," are administered by the Online News Association (ONA). See a complete list of winners here.

Below, see a video of Knight Center founder and director Rosental Calmon Alves, also a jury member for the ONA awards, explaining why La Nación won: