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This year, the International Center for Journalists celebrated the impending Digital Age, by awarding Wael Abbas, an Egyptian blogger with the first ever Knight International Journalism Award. Burmese journalist, May Thingyan Hein, was also honored because of her extraordinary commitment to professional journalism. Tom Brokaw received the Founders Award for Excellence, presented by the 2006 recipient Bob Schieffer. Anton Kazarin received the Paul Klebnikov Prize for Excellence in Journalism. George Stephanopoulos served as the master of ceremonies.
Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News
Anton Kazarin, Russia
George Stephanopoulos, ABC News
Bob Woodruff, ABC News