2002 Winners

CATEGORY A: LARGE NEWSPAPERS


The large newspaper category winners, Duff Wilson (center) and David Heath (right) of The Seattle Times, are congratulated by presenter Mark Morrison (left), managing editor of BusinessWeek.

Uninformed Consent” by Duff Wilson and David Heath, The Seattle Times


CATEGORY B: MEDIUM NEWSPAPERS


Mark Morrison (left), managing editor of BusinessWeek, acclaims the work of the award winners in the medium newspaper category, Jeffrey Meitrodt, Mark Schleifstein, Pamela Coyle and Ronette King (second from left to right) of The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA).

“Unequal Opportunity” by Jeffrey Meitrodt, Mark Schleifstein, Pamela Coyle and Ronette King, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)

1. “Pushed Aside
2. “Exploiting Opportunity
3. “Insecure Future
4. “Breaking Barriers
5. “Through the Cracks
6. “Ready-Mix DBE
7. “Numbers Game




CATEGORY C: SMALL NEWSPAPERS


Janet Patton (left) of Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader celebrates her win in the small newspaper category with Mark Morrison (right), managing editor of BusinessWeek.

Foal Deaths” by Janet Patton, Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader


CATEGORY D: MAGAZINES


BusinessWeek’s David Henry and Nanette Byrnes (center and right), magazine category winners, are commended on their achievement by Mary Anne Dolan (left), former editor of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner.

The Numbers Game, Why Earnings Are Too Rosy, Confused About Earnings” by David Henry and Nanette Byrnes, BusinessWeek


CATEGORY E: COMMENTARY


The 2002 commentary category winner, Gretchen Morgenson of The New York Times, was lauded by presenter Mary Anne Dolan, former editor of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, as she accepted her award via telephone from Italy.

Market Watch” by Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times


CATEGORY F: DEADLINE OR BEAT WRITING


Presenter John Hillkirk (right), managing editor for USA Today, acknowledges the accomplishment of The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Smith (left) who also accepts for deadline or beat writing on behalf of absent co-recipient, John Emshwiller.

Enron: The Demise of a Giant” by Rebecca Smith and John Emshwiller, The Wall Street Journal


CATEGORY G: NEWS OR WIRE SERVICE


Adam Levy, Neil Roland, Peter Robison and Jonathan Berr (second from left to right) of Bloomberg News, winners of the first news or wire service award, are honored by John Hillkirk (left), managing editor of USA Today. Russell Hubbard, additional coauthor of the winning entry, was unable to attend.

“Muddy Markets” by Jonathan Berr, Adam Levy, Peter Robison, Russell Hubbard and Neil Roland, Bloomberg News

1. “Raytheon Briefed Analysts Without Telling the Public
2. “Raytheon SEC Probe May Test New Disclosure Rules, Analysts Say
3. “Enron CEO Skilling Takes Company in New Directions
4. “U.S. Earnings Reports Miss Point — How Much Did Company Earn?
5. “Enron Investors Say Lay Must Deliver on Earnings Transparency
6. “SEC to Charge Company With Misleading `Pro Formas'
7. “SEC to File First Fair Disclosure Case, Pitt Says


CATEGORY H AND I: TELEVISION


2002 winners in the television category, Lisa Slow, Allan Dodds Frank and James McGinnis (left, second from left and right) of Cable News Network/CNNfn, are praised by presenter Allan Sloan (second from right), Wall Street editor of Newsweek.

The Money Trail” by Allan Dodds Frank and Lisa Slow, Cable News Network/CNNfn


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