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Barlett & Steele Bronze Award: How we did it

Reporters at MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel spent nine months looking into the issue known as medicalization. Medicalization is how drug companies and the doctors on their payrolls

Barlett & Steele Silver Award: How we did it

To understand how deeply the demise of Piggly Wiggly Carolina impacted the south, the Post and Courier’s Tony Bartelme interviewed over 50 of the grocery chain’s former employees. What he

Barlett & Steele Gold Award: How we did it

Sam Roe, Ray Long and Karisa King of Chicago Tribune won the 2017 Barlett & Steele gold award for “Dangerous Doses.” Their two-year investigation exposed the failure of U.S. pharmacies

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

Barlett & Steele award winner receives Pulitzer

The winner of the 2016 Barlett & Steele gold prize has received this year’s Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists again impressed judges with “The Panama Papers,”

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

Barlett and Steele Awards

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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