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Loeb finalists annnounced; winners to be named June 26

May 14, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

The finalists of the 2012 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism were announced Monday morning.

They include:

Large Newspapers Category Finalists

  • Ken Bensinger for “Wheels of Fortune” in Los Angeles Times
  • David Kocieniewski for “But Nobody Pays That…” in The New York Times
  • Marcus Walker, Charles Forelle, Stacy Meichtry, Matthew Karnitschnig, David Enrich, Brian Blackstone and David Gauthier-Villars for “European Disunion” in The Wall Street Journal
  • Brody Mullins, Susan Pulliam, Steve Eder, Michael Rothfeld, Jenny Strasburg and Vanessa O’Connell for “Inside Track” in The Wall Street Journal

Medium & Small Newspapers Category Finalists

  • Jeff Horwitz for “Banks Took Billions in Insurance Kickbacks” in American Banker
  • Raquel Rutledge, Rick Barrett, John Diedrich, Ben Poston and Mike de Sisti for “Shattered Trust” in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Spencer Soper and Scott Kraus for “Inside Amazon’s Warehouse” in The Morning Call
  • Charles Piller and Robert Lewis for “Hard Money Crumbles” in The Sacramento Bee

Magazines Category Finalists

  • Chrystia Freeland for “The Rise of the New Global Elite” in The Atlantic
  • Peter Elkind, Jennifer Reingold and Doris Burke for “Inside Pfizer’s Palace Coup” in Fortune
  • Michael Lewis for “‘When Irish Eyes Are Crying’, ‘It’s the Economy, Dummkopf!’ and ‘California and Bust’” in Vanity Fair

Commentary Category Finalists

  • Zanny Minton Beddoes, Edward Carr, John Peet, Patrick Foulis and John O’Sullivan for “Euro Zone” in The Economist
  • Loren Steffy for “Loren Steffy – Commentary” in Houston Chronicle
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz for “Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%” in Vanity Fair
  • Ezra Klein for “Ezra Klein” in The Washington Post

See all of the finalists here. Winners in the 13 competition categories will be announced at the 2012 Gerald Loeb Awards dinner on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Capitale in New York City.

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