The Tully Center for Free Speech

2018 Tully Award for Free Speech

Maria Ressa


Journalist Maria Ressa is the recipient of the 2018 Free Speech Award, presented by the Newhouse School’s Tully Center for Free Speech. Ressa, who is CEO and executive editor of The Rappler, will visit campus for the award ceremony Wednesday, April 24, at 1 p.m. in the Miron Room, 303 Newhouse 1. The center will also recognize late Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the ceremony.

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Past Recipients

KAthy Gannon Tully Center for Free Speech

Kathy Gannon

Senior correspondent for The Associated Press
Lamees Dhaif Tully Center for Free Speech

Lamees Dhaif

Independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist
Umar Cheema Tully Center For Free Speech

Umar Cheema

Journalist and investigative reporter
Lydia Cacho Tully Center for Free Speech

Lydia Cacho

Journalist, feminist and human rights activist