Reason Foundation is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Bastiat Prize for Journalism and the Reason Video Prize.
The Bastiat Prize for Journalism is awarded to writers who best explain the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence. The Bastiat Prize winner will receive $10,000, second-place will collect $5,000 and third-place will receive $1,000 at the Reason Media Awards (#RMA15) in New York City on November 10, 2015.
Finalists for the 2015 Bastiat Prize for Journalism
Journalist and author of 10 books
Member, European Parliament for the South East of England
Nationally syndicated columnist, Creators Syndicate
Editorial Columnist, The Arizona Republic
Senior Editor, The New Atlantis
Author and Blogger, India Uncut
The Reason Video Prize honors short-form video and film that explores, investigates, or enriches our appreciation of individual rights, limited government, and the free market. The winner will earn $10,000, second-place will win $5,000 and third-place will take home $1,000 at the Reason Media Awards (#RMA15).
Finalists for the 2015 Reason Video Prize
Institute of Economic Affairs, Video: “Sin Taxes”
Moral Courage Project, Video: “How I Escaped Forced Marriage in Egypt”
Greg and Lou, Video: “Dorm Room Sex Notary”
Freedom and Entrepreneurship Foundation, Video: “Migration to a Freer World”
John Papola and Marshall Lee
Emergent Order for the Independent Institute, Video: “Love Gov: From First Date to Mandate”
Reason Foundation would also like to thank the judges for this year’s awards.
Judges for the 2015 Bastiat Prize
A. Barton Hinkle
Columnist, Richmond Times-Dispatch; 2008 Bastiat Prize Winner
Judge Andrew Napolitano
Author and Senior Judicial Analyst, Fox News Channel
Author and Columnist, Bloomberg View; Co-winner of Bastiat Prize (2011)
Co-founder, Wired; CEO, TCHO Chocolates
Chairman, Liberty Institute of India
Founder, Washington City Paper
Author and Columnist, The New York Times
Chairman, Network for a Free Society
Judges for the 2015 Reason Video Prize
Director of Can We Take a Joke?; Co-founder of Korchula Productions
Host of Kennedy, Fox Business Network
Reason.com Film Critic; Author of The Good, The Bad & The Godawful
Director of Deep Web and Downloaded
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