Inaugural Breitbart Award Winners Honored

Reporter Philip Klein of The Washington Examiner blogger Duane Lester, of and, and citizen film director Andrew Marcus, who produced the much-anticipated movie Hating Breitbart, were the recipients of the inaugural Breitbart Awards at the Future of Journalism Summit in Providence, Rhode Island on June 8. 

WASHINGTON - APRIL 21:  Conservative activist ...

WASHINGTON - APRIL 21: Conservative activist Andrew Breitbart listens to a question during an event at the Heritage Foundation April 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Andrew Breitbart spoke to the group about politics, the media and his new book, 'Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!'. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

To keep the late Andrew Breitbart’s spirit alive, pay tribute to “the monumental achievements of Andrew Breitbart’s work,” and recognize “those who continue his legacy by carrying the torch for freedom and truth,” The Heritage Foundation and Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity created the Breitbart Awards. The winners were honored at a dinner held during the first-ever Future of Journalism Summit, which was organized by both organizations. 

Each year, three individuals–a full-time reporter, a blogger, and a citizen activist–“whose efforts advance the spirit of Andrew Breitbart’s work”  and who are “are driven by an indomitable pursuit for truth and accountability, and whose work has broken meaningful ground in advancing those causes on behalf of the public good” will be honored will be honored by The Heritage Foundation and The Franklin Center.

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