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NY Times, WSJ both take home three Loeb Awards

September 29, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were the only multiple winners — each taking home three — Thursday at the Gerald Loeb Awards banquet.

The Times and ProPublica won the international category for “China Propaganda.”

The journalists were Paul MozurRaymond ZhongJeff KaoAaron KrolikAliza AufrichtigMuyi XiaoNailah Morgan and Gray Beltran.

The Times won in the visual storytelling category for “3-D Worlds.”

And it won in the video category, along with FX and Hulu, for “Framing Britney Spears.” The journalists were Liz Day and Samantha Stark.

The Wall Street Journal won in the beat reporting category for “Facebook Files.” The staff who worked on the project were
Jeff HorwitzGeorgia WellsDeepa SeetharamanKeach HageyJustin ScheckNewley PurnellSam Schechner and Emily Glazer.

The Journal also won in the breaking news category for “The GameStop Frenzy.” The reporters were  Juliet ChungGunjan Banerji, Julia-Ambra Verlaine, Caitlin McCabe and Akane Otani.

And The Journal won in the explanatory category for “Inside TikTok’s Dangerously Addictive Algorithm.” The journalists were Rob BarryGeorgia WellsJohn WestJoanna SternFrank Matt, Tawnell D. Hobbs, Yoree Koh, Jason French and Julie Jargon.

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Spotlight Pennsylvania won the local reporting category for “How Pennsylvania’s Biggest Pension Fund Squandered Billions, Hurt Taxpayers and Triggered an FBI Investigation.” The journalists were Craig McCoy, Joseph DiStefano and Angela Couloumbis.

Kaiser Health News and This American Life won in the audio category for “‘We’re Coming for You’: For Public Health Officials, a Year of Threats and Menace.” The journalists were Anna Maria Barry-Jester and Miki Meek.

In the feature category, the winner was New York Magazine and The Verge for “Revolt of the Delivery Workers” by Josh Dzieza.

In the personal finance and consumer reporting category, the winner was The Markup for “Amazon’s Advantage.” The journalists were Adrianne Jeffries, Leon YinEvelyn LarrubiaGabriel HongsdusitBen TanenMicha GorelickRitu Ghiya and Jeff Crouse. It was The Markup’s first Loeb win.

The commentary category winner was Chad Livengood of Crain’s Detroit Business for his auto insurance columns.

The Tampa Bay Times and PBS “Frontline” won in the investigative reporting category for “Poisoned.” The reporters were Corey G. JohnsonRebecca Woolington and Eli Murray.

The winners were announced during the first in-person Loeb Awards event in three years on Thursday at Capitale in New York City.

The Gerald Loeb Awards were created to encourage and support reporting on business and finance that inform and protect the private investor and the general public. The awards are considered the highest honor in business journalism in the United States.

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