Remarks

Aliaksei Karol: "It is a great honor for me to receive this award from the International Center for Journalists on behalf of Novy Chas and Belarus’ other independent newspapers. I speak here tonight for all those in editorial offices and courtrooms who practice, promote and defend free speech, unrestrained thought, and the gathering of independent information." Read More...


John F. Burns: "It’s been my great good fortune as a foreign correspondent for, dare I say it, nearly 40 years now, and of that, the great bulk abroad. And 32 of them with the New York Times, to have seen a great deal of the world at the expense of the Sulzberger family, to whom I am greatly indebted. " Read More...


Cristiane Amanpour: I feel today a renewal of hope, that great journalism and great reporting will be making a comeback. That content, and not just the speed and variety and proficiency of our technology and our delivery systems will be important again maybe there will be times where we can devote our airwaves to the complexity of all that matters... Read More...


Frank Nyakairu: Tonight, I receive this Knight International Journalism award with overwhelming joy. I believe the best reward for a man's toil is not what he gets—but what he becomes by it. My work for free speech has made me a better journalist – and a more responsible citizen of the world. Read More...