It can all be read here.♠
Here is the gist of it:
Bill Ketter, chairman of the Academy of New England Journalists and also part of the 16-member award selection committee, said judges were impressed with Campanini's vigorous defense of the First Amendment throughout his career, but particularly during his editorship at The Sun.Congratuations to Mr Campanini.
"There isn't a public meeting or a public record that he hasn't fought for access to, therefore protecting the reader's public interest," Ketter said, adding that Campanini's efforts moving the newspaper into the digital world have been impressive.
On the other hand, I came across this quote today. It is from Thomas Carlyle's diary and is about the England's entry into the Crimean War:
It is the idle population of editors, etc., that have done all this in England.Apparently Mr Campanini has not been idle."
Regards — Cliff
♠ Note that since this is a link to an article in The Lowell Sun, it will likely expire in 30 days. I will not be updating the link at that point unless I am shut in with the Swine Flu.