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Opinion Awards 2011 : live stream
The Week Opinion Awards: Wednesday May 11, 2011.

Watch the 8th annual Opinion Awards

The Week Opinion Awards are the only awards recognizing and celebrating the nation’s best opinion writing

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : about the awards
David Gregory, the moderator of "Meet the Press," is the host of the 8th annual Opinion Awards.

The 8th annual Opinion Awards

The Week Opinion Awards honor the best newspaper, magazine, and web commentary of the past year

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Winners
The Week Opinion Awards honors Peggy Noonan as Columnist of the Year.

Peggy Noonan: Columnist of The Year

Meet the winner of The Week's Columnist of the Year award

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Winners
The Week Opinion Awards honor Tom Toles as Cartoonist of the Year.

Tom Toles: Cartoonist of the Year

Meet the winner of The Week's Cartoonist of the Year award

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Winners
The Week Opinion Awards honor John Sides and The Monkey Cage team as Blogger of the Year.

John Sides and The Monkey Cage: Blogger of The Year

Meet the winner of The Week's Blogger of the Year award

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Best Video
David Gregory hosted the 2011 Opinion Awards on May 11.

Watch video of the 2011 Opinion Awards

Peggy Noonan, Tom Toles, and John Sides took home top prizes. Here, a look inside this year's festivities

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Nominees
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat is a finalist for the Columnist of the Year award.

Columnist of the Year finalists

A brief look at this year's nominees

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Nominees
The San Diego Union-Tribune's Steve Breen is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and is a finalist for The Week's Cartoonist of the Year award.

Cartoonist of the Year finalists

A brief look at this year's nominees

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Nominees
Andrew Sullivan is the author of The Daily Dish, and is a finalist for the Blogger of the Year award.

Blogger of the Year finalists

A brief look at this year's nominees

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Judges
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein is one of four judges who selected the winner of the Blogger of the Year award.

The Opinion Awards judges

Brief bios of the panelists making the big decisions

 
Opinion Awards 2011 : Winners
New York Times columnist David Brooks won the 2009  Columnist of the Year award.

Past winners of The Week Opinion Awards

Since 2004, The Week has celebrated the art of passionate perspective. A look back at the honorees

 
Opinion Awards 2010 : about the awards
Joe Scarborough of Morning Joe, The Week editor-at-large Margaret Carlson,  and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel at this year's Opinion Awards

The 7th Annual Opinion Awards

On April 20, The Week awarded its prestigious Columnist of the Year, Editorial Cartoonist of the Year, and Blogger of the Year honors

 
Opinion Awards 2010 : guest speaker
Rahm Emanuel live stream

Watch a section of Rahm Emanuel's introduction at the awards dinner

The White House chief-of-staff was the distinguished guest at this year's Opinion Awards

 
Opinion Awards 2010 : Judges
Opinion Awards judge Sir Harold Evans

The Opinion Awards judges

Brief bios of the panelists who made the big decisions

 
Opinion Awards 2010 : Winners
Opinion Awards Winners

Biographies of this year's Opinion Awards winners

A look at this year's winners and samples of their work

 
Opinion Awards 2010 : Photos
Opinion Awards Photos

Photos of the 2010 Opinion Awards

Washington's elite toast this year's winners

 
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