‘Media Courage Award’ recipient Bill O’Reilly bans the media from his speech.

Members of the press were dismayed to find out that they were banned from Bill O’Reilly’s speech at the Values Voter Summit tonight. The Washington Independent’s Dave Weigel snapped a picture of the sign letting them know that they couldn’t get in:

Ironically, O’Reilly was receiving a “Media Courage Award.”


Liberal blogger-activist Mike Stark was kicked out of O’Reilly’s speech. The crowd loudly booed him when he began protesting O’Reilly, and then cheered when security took him out. Watch it: