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More Loeb winners: Fortune and Detroit News

June 29, 2010

Here are some more Gerald Loeb Award winners announced Tuesday night in New York:

In the magazine category, the winner is James Bandler, Nicholas Varchaver and Doris Burke of Fortune magazine for “How Bernie Did It.” The story explained Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.

In the breaking news category, the winner is the Detroit News for “GM, Chrysler Nudged Toward Bankruptcy” by Christine Tierney, David Shepardson and Gordon Trowbridge.

The winner in the beat reporting category is Ralph Vartabedian and Ken Bensinger from the Los Angeles Times for “The Toyota Recall.” This entry was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

The winner in the commentary category is Joseph E. Stiglitz for “Capitalist Fools” and “Wall Street’s Toxic Message” in Vanity Fair.

Also, CNBC has swept the television categories, winning for enterprise reporting for “House of Cards.” Those who worked on the story were David Faber, Mitch Weitzner, James Jacoby, Jill Landes and Patrick Ahearn.

There’s just two winners left — feature writing and large newspapers.

UPDATE: Michael Lewis wins in the feature writing category for “Wall Street on the Tundra” in Vanity Fair, while the New York Times wins its third Loeb of the night in the large newspaper category for “Food Safety” by Michael Moss and Andrew Martin.

Shut out was The Wall Street Journal, which had four finalists in three categories.

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