ALEXANDRIA, VA Brent Bozell and the Media Research Center will honor Rush Limbaugh at the 20th Anniversary Gala by presenting him with the First Annual William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence at the Grand Hyatt Washington on March 29, 2007. The inscription of the award will read:
William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence
Awarded March 29, 2007 * Washington, D.C.
In honor of his outstanding leadership in the conservative movement, defending and advancing conservative principles through the media
We are honored to present this award to a
pioneer of the emerging alternative media, in recognition of his
invaluable contributions to conservative ideals, said L. Brent
Bozell III, President of the Media Research Center. Its only
fitting that Rush Limbaugh be the first recipient of this annual
Other conservative celebrities that will participate in the evenings DisHonors Award presentations, mock acceptance speeches and conservative festivities include: Sean Hannity, Amb. John Bolton, Joe Scarborough, Cal Thomas, Mary Matalin, Michael Steele, Ann Coulter, Pat Sajak, and Neal Boortz.
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