The finalist for the 2012 Media for Liberty Award was A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, a film by VII Photographer Seamus Murphy and MediaStorm. Prior year's finalists were "How a New Jobless Era will Transform America”, an essay published in The Atlantic, and the CBS 60 Minutes segment "Congo Gold.” View winners here.Eligibility Requirements 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.