And the awards dilemma continues

Elsewhere on Town Hall is this post about Murray Brewster receiving the Ross munro Media Award, given out by the Conference of Defence Associations and Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute — and the inevitable “wow, there goes his ability to be objective” undercurrent.

There’s one comment on it right now, a concise observation by Darryl Gibson. How about some more from you all? For those of you who apply for industry-specific awards, why do you do it? Does that money or trophy really corrupt you forever?