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.

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, rules and judging criteria can be found at Liberty Media's website www.mediaforlibertyaward.com or on Facebook. Entries should be sent to:

Media for Liberty Award12300 Liberty BoulevardEnglewood, CO 80112720-875-5400

About Liberty Media Corporation

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.

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