Mon21Oct2013Low Library, Columbia University Morningside Heights campus, New York, NY
Maria Moors Cabot Award Ceremony--Photo exhibition for guests
The Columbia Journalism School announced on September 6th the 2013 winners of the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes for outstanding reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean. The 2013 gold medalists are Jon Lee Anderson, Donna De Cesare, Mauri König and Alejandro Rubino Santos. The recipients hail from the United States, Colombia, and Brazil, with work ranging across various platforms. Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez will accept the citation originally awarded to her in 2009 after the Cuban government had barred her from traveling to New York in 2009.
Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger will present medals and $5,000 honoraria to each winner at a gala ceremony on Monday, October, 21, at Low Library on the University’s Morningside Heights campus. In addition to the gala, the 75th anniversary will also be marked by a two-day conference titled, Press Freedom, Press Standards and Democracy in Latin America.