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Career Q&A: “The Panama Papers” Bastian Obermayer

Bastian Obermayer is a German investigative journalist and deputy head of the investigative unit of the Munich-based newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was the first person contacted by the Panama Papers

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How they did it: “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem”

Earlier this month the 2016 Barlett & Steele bronze award was given to “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem,” the Los Angeles Times’ investigation into how America’s bestselling prescriptive painkiller helped fuel a nationwide opioid epidemic.

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How they did it: “Testing Theranos”

Last week the 2016 Barlett & Steele Silver Award was given to “Testing Theranos,” the Wall Street Journal’s devastating investigation into startup Theranos. WSJ reporters discovered that the company’s ballyhooed blood test was seriously flawed,

The largest investigation in the history of journalism won the 2016 Barlett & Steele Gold Award. ( Image from Arthur Jones and Shutterstock)

How they did it: “The Panama Papers”

Yesterday evening the 2016 Barlett & Steele Gold Award was awarded to “The Panama Papers,” the massive investigation that revealed Panama as a tax haven through which some of the globe’s dirtiest

Myanmar Sea Slaves

Barlett & Steele 2015 Gold award winners: How we did it

The Associated Press’ Robin McDowell, Margie Mason, Martha Mendoza and Esther Htusan worked in four countries to investigate slavery in Southeast Asia’s fishing industry. Their in-depth reporting has led to

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