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 [...]
The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the nation’s leader in philanthropic support of professional development and education in business journalism, has awarded two grants totaling $8.21 million to Arizona State University to improve coverage of complex business and economic issues.
A grant of $6.21 million will continue the work of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.
Three veteran journalists have been named the Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at Central Michigan, Elon and Louisiana State universities under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The five-year program will ultimately create 11 visiting professorships at 11 different schools. It is administered through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for [...]
Diana B. Henriques became a contributing writer to The New York Times in December 2011, after more than two decades at the paper. As a senior financial writer at The Times, she specialized in investigative reporting on white-collar crime, market regulation and corporate governance. She turned her coverage of Bernie Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme [...]
Jim Naughton, a veteran journalist and former president of The Poynter Institute, passed away Saturday at age 73 after a long battle with cancer. During the initial years of the Reynolds Center’s Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, Naughton served as a judge and then continued to provide guidance to improve the contest [...]
Marilyn Geewax is a senior business editor on NPR’s national desk and the national economics correspondent for NPR’s website. She was the national economics correspondent for Cox Newspapers’ Washington Bureau. Before coming to Washington in 1999, she worked for the Cox flagship paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, first as a business reporter and then as a [...]