The Tully Center for Free Speech

2018 Tully Free Speech Award

Image of Maria Ressa, recipient of the 2018 Tully Award for Free Speech

Maria Ressa

Journalist

A native of the Philippines, she has been harassed, indicted and arrested several times because of her critical coverage of Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte.

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First Amendment Then and Now

First Amendment Then and Now

To mark its 10th anniversary, the Tully Center for Free Speech produced a series of six short films marking significant developments in First Amendment law over the past decade.

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Past Tully Award for Free Speech Recipients

2015

Kathy Gannon

Senior correspondent for The Associated Press

2012

Lamees Dhaif

Independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist

2011

Umar Cheema

Journalist and investigative reporter

2010

Lydia Cacho

Journalist, feminist and human rights activist