A short video feature on Groundviews, which won the prestigious Manthan Award South Asia under the e-news category in 2009.
The grand jury’s evaluation of the site noted, “What no media dares to report, Groundviews publicly exposes. It’s a new age media for a new Sri Lanka… Free media at it’s very best!” Groundviews was the only Sri Lankan initiative featured in the e-news category and also the first Sri Lankan initiative to win an award in this category. The site was also shortlisted in the e-news category in 2008.
This is the second prestigious international award for the site. In 2007, the yearGroundviews was launched, it won an Award of Excellence in New Communications from Society for New Communications Research.