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3rd Annual Stephen Hamblett First Amendment Award Luncheon April 10

To Honor Philip Balboni, founder of NECN and GlobalPost


Freedom of Information Award

Don Stacom
Hartford Courant

Citizen Right to Know Award

David Lang


More on Philip Balboni:

A media entrepreneur who’s doing for international news digitally what he did for New England news on cable TV, will receive the 2013 Stephen Hamblett Award for a career promoting the people’s right to know.

Philip Balboni, a co-founder in 2009 of GlobalPost who earlier conceived and launched New England Cable News, will be honored at the New England First Amendment Coalition’s annual luncheon in Boston on April 10.

“Phil is a pioneer in journalism with an incredible resume of accomplishment in broadcast and digital media,” said Terrence Williams, NEFAC treasurer and president and publisher of The Telegraph of Nashua, N.H.

“His involvement with GlobalPost, a meaningful expansion of international journalism, is a credit to his vision and a benefit to those who seek a broader understanding of world events,” Williams said. [Read More]


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

12:30 p.m.
Seaport Boston Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
Boston MA 02210

$100 per ticket

$1000 per table (10 seats)