Entries Due January 16, 2013
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq: LMCA, LMCB) has extended the deadline
for entries for the 4th annual Media
for Liberty Award to January 16, 2013. All eligible works must be
received by Liberty Media no later than January 16, 2013. There is a
$50,000 prize for the winning entry.
The Media for Liberty Award recognizes media contributions that explore
the link between economic and political liberty. Works must be
originally published or broadcast via print or electronic media during
the 2012 calendar year.
The Award is open to journalists worldwide whose original works bring
new insights on societal issues, news events, economies, political
structures and cultures that illustrate prosperity or struggle in
pursuit of a free market environment and civil liberties uninfluenced by
Submitted works will be reviewed by a jury panel and evaluated based on
the degree to which the theme is addressed, inspirational and
educational value, relevance to the public discourse, and mastery of
Past honorees include "60 Minutes", The Atlantic, and MediaStorm.
Eligible media outlets, including newspapers, magazines, journals,
radio, television and websites, must be generally recognized in their
markets and accessible to a broad audience in the United States.
Length: Print entries may not exceed 20,000 words. Electronic entries
may not exceed 120 minutes.
Language: All entries must be in English, or submitted with an English
translation or with English subtitles.
Examples: Eligible entries may include news reporting, feature
coverage, investigative reporting, articles, essays, editorials,
commentaries, documentaries and educational works.
Programs produced and intended for general theatrical motion picture
release are not eligible.
The winner will be notified in February 2013. An awards ceremony will be
held in the Spring of 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Entry forms, Official Contest Rules and judging criteria can be found at
Liberty Media's web site, www.mediaforlibertyaward.com
or on Facebook.
Entries should be sent to:
Media for Liberty Award
12300 Liberty Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80112
About Liberty Media
Liberty Media (Nasdaq: LMCA, LMCB) owns interests in a broad range of
media, communications and entertainment businesses, including its
subsidiaries Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc. and
TruePosition, Inc., its interests in Starz, LLC, SiriusXM, Live Nation
Entertainment and Barnes & Noble, and minority equity investments in
Time Warner Inc. and Viacom.
Courtnee Ulrich, 720-875-5420
Amanda Cheslock, 212-446-1884
Source: Liberty Media Corporation
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