Full program video. On Thursday night, December 9, 1999, at the Monarch Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Media Research Center presented the “DisHonors Awards for the Decade’s Most Outrageous Liberal Bias” culled from the MRC’s archive of news video and print publications from the 1990s.


MRC President Brent Bozell leads the on stage participants in judging the audience’s pick for Quote of the Year, won by Dan Rather, at the 2005 DisHonors Awards held at the J.W. Marriott hotel on Washington, DC on Thursday, April 21, 2005.

(Video from contemporary Real rm quality file.)


The full program for the Media Research Center’s 2004 Gala Featuring the DisHonors Awards: Roasting the Most Outrageously Biased Liberal Reporters, held on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, D.C.

Video includes appearances by Sam Donaldson and Rush Limbaugh.


From the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the MRC’s annual gala, a collection of the best “Obamagasm” clips from the Obama years. This video, in which Cal Thomas introduces the compilation, was clipped from the gala for a post on the MRC’s NewsBusters blog.


Chris Plante presented funny video clips, from comedy shows and the Internet, identified by Brent Baker and the MRC’s News Analysis Division. From the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the MRC’s annual gala.


Video of the entire awards program of the Media Research Center’s annual gala, featuring the “2016 DisHonors Awards,” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, starting with the “William F. Buckley Jr.


At the MRC’s 2016 gala and “DisHonors Awards,” Cal Thomas, the Master of Ceremonies, welcomed the audience before dinner and introduced Father Robert Rippy, who delivered the invocation, and then Army Colonel (Ret.) Fred Johnston led the Pledge of Allegiance. 


Presentation by Deneen Borelli of the “The Celebrity Dumbass Award” at the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the MRC’s annual gala. Via electronic device at each table, the audience voted Bill Maher the winner and the award was accepted in jest by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G.


Presentation by Deneen Borelli of the “Dan Rather Memorial Award for the Stupidest Analysis” at the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the MRC’s annual gala.


Presentation by Stephen Hayes of the “Damn Those Conservatives to Hell Award” at the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the MRC’s annual gala.


MRC President Brent Bozell asked the audience to show their derision, via jeers and noisemakers, of quotes from each of whom had won a news category earlier in the program.


More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell welcomed the audience to the post-dinner program. He then presented the tenth annual “William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence” to 2016 honoree Charlie Daniels.