Presented to the blogger who best reflects the spirit of Noel Sheppard’s energetic blog postings in pursuit of exposing the news media’s liberal political agenda. This is best demonstrated by documenting their distortions, highlighting facts the public would otherwise not learn and advancing conservative perspectives in the blogosphere. A founding blogger for NewsBusters, who long served as our Associate Editor, Noel passed away in March of 2014.

By NB Staff | August 31, 2016 | 2:41 PM EDT

On Wednesday afternoon, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell and the staff of NewsBusters awarded Washington Free Beacon video editor David Rutz the second annual Noel Sheppard Media Blogger of the Year Award at MRC’s headquarters in Reston, Virginia.

By NB Staff | August 4, 2015 | 11:58 AM EDT

At the Tenth Anniversary party for NewsBusters on Monday night, attended by more than 100 at the Hamilton in Washington, DC, the first annual Noel Sheppard Media Blogger of the Year Award was presented to Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor of The Federalist blog. 

Noel Sheppard, a founding blogger for NewsBusters who long served as our Associate Editor, passed away from cancer in March of 2014. Ann Coulter, a friend of Noel’s, spoke warmly of Noel’s work and handed the award to Hemingway. The award is earned by “the blogger who best reflects the spirit of Noel Sheppard’s energetic blog postings in pursuit of exposing the news media’s liberal political agenda."