Pulitzer winners David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab headline this session at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference: Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart. The duo’s investigation into corruption in the world’s biggest retailer won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
Barlett & Steele Awards
The New York Times, USA Today and a joint project by The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer were gold, silver, bronze Barlett & Steele winners in 2012. | Entries open for 2013 award
Donald Barlett & Jim Steele, the storied investigative business journalism duo, were recently featured on C-SPAN’s Book TV for an in-depth session that covered everything from past award-winning series to the team’s new book, “The Betrayal of the American Dream.” And when you have a body of work that stretches over 40 years, includes eight [...]
By Alison Young and Peter Eisler, USAToday A scientific journal article 10 years ago warned that people living near hundreds of forgotten lead factory sites could be in danger. Did the government heed the warning? And was the threat real? Those are the questions that launched USA TODAY’s “Ghost Factories” investigation. The newspaper’s initial 14-month [...]
The New York Times’ David Barstow and Reuters’ Brian Grow are the co-winners of Talking Biz News Business Journalist of the Year contest. The award highlights journalists who produced standout investigative business journalism coverage and this year’s honorees – Barstow and Grow – certainly fit the bill. Barstow’s dogged coverage of Wal-Mart this year for [...]
The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.
Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.
The Charlotte Observer and the News & Observer of Raleigh won this year’s bronze award in the Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism. Reporters from the two papers, both owned by McClatchy, partnered to produce two five-part series analyzing the nonprofit hospitals in their regions. The series: Prognosis Profits The papers worked together to gather [...]
Alison Young and Peter Eisler, lead reporters for USA Today’s “Ghost Factories” series, used shoe-leather reporting to reveal soil contamination caused by more than 230 shuttered smelter factories across the United States. Their 14-month investigation led to many changes across the country – and a silver award in this year’s Barlett & Steele Awards for [...]
David Barstow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for the New York Times, spent 10 months tracking a paper trail to determine what Wal-Mart executives knew about bribery allegations in its Mexico operations. Thousands of pages and interviews later, he gave readers a chronological look at what happened. For that, he was named Gold winner in [...]
The New York Times, USA Today and a joint project by The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer won gold, silver and bronze awards respectively in the sixth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced today. Named for the renowned investigative [...]