2001 Finalists

CATEGORY A: LARGE NEWSPAPERS

“Asleep at The Wheel” by Terril Yue Jones, Myron Levin, Davan Maharaj, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Bill Loving, Los Angeles Times

“Artful Dodgers” by David Cay Johnston, The New York Times

“The Medicine Merchants” by Jeff Gerth, Donald G. McNeil, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times

“The Trouble with SUVs” by Keith Bradsher, The New York Times

“The Body Brokers” by William Heisel, Mark Katches, Ronald Campbell, The Orange County Register

“Formula for Disaster” by Alix M. Freedman, Steve Stecklow, The Wall Street Journal


 CATEGORY B: MEDIUM NEWSPAPERS

“Medical Research: Can We Trust It?” by Matthew Kauffman, Andrew Julien, The Hartford Courant

“Fall of Capital Consultants by James Long, Jeff Manning, The Oregonian

“Government Inc.” by Robert Sargent, Ramsey Campbell, Jim Leusner, Sean Holton, The Orlando Sentinel

“Crashing for Cash” by Fred Schulte, Jenni Bergal, The Sun Sentinel

“Global Trade-Offs” by Karen Weintraub, Dennis O’Brien, Linda McNatt, The Virginian Pilot


 CATEGORY C: SMALL NEWSPAPERS

“Crisis at Our Doorstep” by The Staff of the Cape Cod Times, The Cape Cod Times

“Paying the Price” and “Pumped Dry” by Bob Burtman, The Houston Press

“Porn in the USA” by Bruce Rushton, The Riverfront Times (St. Louis, MO)

“Where the Buffalo Moan” by Jonathan Shikes, Westword


 CATEGORY D: MAGAZINES

“Burning Fast” by Jack Willoughby, Barron’s

“AOL’s Rough Riders” by Gary Rivlin, The Industry Standard

“Glowing Numbers” by Jon Birger, Money Magazine

“At the End of the Rope” by Jim Morris, U.S. News and World Report


 CATEGORY E: COMMENTARY

“Executive Compensation Columns” by Graef Crystal, Bloomberg News

“The Barker Portfolio” by Robert Barker, BusinessWeek

“Wealth of Nations” by Clive Crook, National Journal

“Floyd Norris Columns” by Floyd Norris, The New York Times

“A Series of Columns on Washington and Wall Street” by Allan Sloan, Newsweek


 CATEGORY F: DEADLINE OR BEAT WRITING

“The Time Warner/AOL Merger” by The Dow Jones Newswires Staff, Dow Jones Newswires

“Artful Dodgers” by David Cay Johnston, The New York Times

“Many Holes Weaken Safety Net for Victims” by Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times

“Juice Squeeze” by Rebecca Smith, The Wall Street Journal


 CATEGORY G: TELEVISION

“The Business of Hip Hop” by Robert Krulwich, ABC News Nightline

“Net Worth” by Sophia Faskianos, Dateline NBC - NBC News

“The Paper Chase” by Lynne Dale, John Larson, Dateline NBC - NBC News

“International Con Man” by Byron Harris, Gary Ultee, John Pronk, Jesus Hernandez, WFAA-TV




CATEGORY H: RADIO

“Merchant Power Plan Proposals Create Static” by Janet Babin, Indiana Public Radio

“The 100 Greatest Events in the History of the Automotive Industry” by Ed Wallace, KLIF-AM (Dallas, TX)

“Engineering Crops in a Needy World” by John Biewen, Deborah George, Minnesota Public Radio

“Marketplace on the Road” by Deborah Clark, Minnesota Public Radio


Gerald Loeb Awards