Awarding Walcott

McClatchy Newspaper’s D.C. bureau chief John Walcott was awarded the first I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence on Tuesday. The award was given to Walcott for his Knight-Ridder bureau’s coverage of the run-up to the war in Iraq. See the text of his speech here and join us after the jumps for more photos..

Photos: Michael Temchine