Media Moves

Forbes, Wall Street Journal win Overseas Press Club awards

April 28, 2011

Forbes and The Wall Street Journal were the winners in the business journalism categories of the Overseas Press Club’s annual awards, which were announced on Thursday.

The Morton Frank Award for best business reporting from abroad in magazines went to Megha Bahree of Forbes for “India’s Dirty War.” The article detailed a violent struggle over resource-rich land is pitting billionaires against Maoists. Thousands of villagers have been killed and displaced.

Bahree left Forbes in February to work for The Journal, where she covers India. She also worked for Reuters. While at Forbes, she covered Hurricane Katrina reconstruction efforts, the impact of technology, and the impacts of globalization domestically and abroad.

The Malcolm Forbes Award for best business reporting from abroad in newspapers or news services went to Andrew Browne, Jason Dean, James T. Areddy, Norihiko Shirouzu, Shai Oster, Jeremy Page, and Paul Glader of The Journal for “Chinese Rules.”

See all of the winners here.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry daily or weekly.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry.