2015 Banquet Photos

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, delivers keynote remarks at The Media Institute’s Friends & Benefactors Awards Banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 21, 2015.

Former NTIA head Larry Irving presents the American Horizon Award for industry leadership to Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA–The Wireless Association.

Bob Woodward, associate editor of the Washington Post and author of 18 books, prepares to present the Freedom of Speech Award to Peggy Noonan.

Author and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan offers remarks after receiving the Freedom of Speech Award.

Master of Ceremonies Dick Wiley kicks off the awards program following dinner.