Media for Liberty Award Extends Deadline
Entries Due January 16, 2013
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- January 4, 2013
Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq: LMCA, LMCB) has extended the deadline for
entries for the 4^th 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
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 government agenda.
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 media format.
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
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