The “Free Speech America” Gala is an Institute event held every fall that presents two awards to deserving individuals. The American Horizon Award recognizes leadership in promoting the vitality and independence of American media and communications. The Freedom of Speech Award recognizes an individual who has made important contributions to the advancement and protection of free speech. Here is a look at past Galas….
The 2020 Gala, from left: David L. Cohen of Comcast Corporation, former FCC Acting Chair Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, Cesar Conde of NBCUniversal News Group, Rep. G. K. Butterfield, and Master of Ceremonies Richard E. Wiley of Wiley Rein LLP.