On Thursday night,
December 9, 1999, at the Monarch Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Media
Research Center presented the "Dishonors Awards for the Decadeís Most
Outrageous Liberal Bias" culled from the MRCís archive of news video and
print publications from the 1990s.
picked by a distinguished panel of 13 leading media observers who served
as judges -- including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Robert Novak --
who selected first and second place choices from six to eight quotes in
each of six award categories.
Stan Evans of the
National Journalism Center emceed the dinner event. Serving as
presenters of archival videos of the award nominees as originally seen
on television during the past decade: Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas,
radio talk show host Michael Reagan and National Review publisher Ed
Capano, filling in at last-minute for colleague Kate O'Beirne.
In this section,
youíll find links to a rundown of what happened at the awards banquet,
video of a Fox News Channel story on the awards, highlights of the
awards presentations as shown by C-SPAN as well as video and text of all
the award nominees.