Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel for TVNewser
January 16, 2018
First on TVNewser: In the last year, the First Amendment has been under attack as the news media has had to fight against unprecedented accusations from the highest political office in the land.
That’s one of the reasons the Radio Television Digital News Foundation says this year’s annual First Amendment Awards are more important than ever.
TVNewser has obtained this year’s honoree list which includes some of the biggest names in broadcast and digital media.
“Each of those we are honoring this year are leaders in the field who exemplify responsible journalism,” said Dan Shelley, executive director of RTDNA/RTDNF. “Through the First Amendment Awards, we will shine a light on the critical role the news media play in American society, and encourage other journalists to aspire to even greater excellence.”
The list of honorees are: [READ MORE]