CBSN Wins Webby for Best News & Information Channel

By Mark Joyella 

CBSN, the digital streaming news service from CBS News, has won the Webby Award for best news and information channel in the online film and video category.

The awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, focus on excellence on the internet. Other winners included The Onion, Vice, and HBO. The Webbys will be handed out next month in New York.

CBSN, which launched in 2014, reached a record 48.6 million streams in the first quarter of 2016.