The journalists of the White House Correspondents' Association have been awarded DW's 2017 Freedom of Speech Award. According to DW the WHCA had established a new benchmark in holding US leadership accountable.
Welcome Address: Peter Limbourg - Director General, Deutsche Welle, Germany
Speech: Monika Grütters - Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Germany
Laudatio: Gregor Mayntz - President Federal Press Conference, Germany
Acceptance Speech: Jeff Mason - President White House Correspondents Association, USA
Closing: Angelica Maria Kappel - Mayoress, City of Bonn, Germany