CATEGORY A: LARGE NEWSPAPERS
“Dangerous Devices” by Barry Meier, The New York Times
“Cybercrime Inc.” by Byron Acohido and Jon Swartz, USA Today
“Taxes and Terrorism” by Glenn R. Simpson, The Wall Street Journal
CATEGORY B: MEDIUM NEWSPAPERS
CATEGORY C: SMALL NEWSPAPERS
“Wrong Side of the Track” by Janet Patton, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader
- "School's Pursuit of Profit Leaves Students Behind"
- "High Interest Student Loan Hearing Moves to Capital"
- "Spotlight to be on Lehigh Valley College Loans"
- "Dally Wants Hearing on School Loans"
- "School Steers Students to Backbreaking Loans"
- "Lawmakers Turn Up Heat On LVC Loans"
CATEGORY D: MAGAZINES
“Insurance Coverage” by Jonathan R. Laing, Barron’s
“The Hidden Wealth of the Poor” by Thomas Easton, The Economist
CATEGORY E: COMMENTARY
“Steve Bailey Downtown” by Steve Bailey, The Boston Globe
“Review and Outlook: Kianna’s Law” by Robert L. Pollock, The Wall Street JournalSteven Pearlstein, The Washington Post
“Staggering Blow” by Bill Vlasic, Brett Clanton, Daniel Howes, Scott Burgess, David Shepardson, Gary Heinlein, Ron French, Bryce G. Hoffman, James V. Higgins, Brian J. O’Connor, Nick Bunkley, and Jeff Plungis, The Detroit News
“Sale of MBNA” by Maureen Milford, Ted Griffith, Luladey B. Tadesse, Robin Brown, Gary Soulsman, Christopher Yasiejko, Michele Besso, Steven Church, Jeff Montgomery, and Peter Bothum, The News Journal (New Castle, Del.)
“A Drug On Trial” by Alex Berenson, The New York Times
CATEGORY G: BEAT WRITING
“Port Salaries- Salary Protocol” by Peter Dujardin, Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
“The Most Expensive Drugs and How They Came to Be” by Geeta Anand, The Wall Street Journal
- "How Drugs for Rare Diseases Became Lifeline for Companies"
- "A Biotech Drug Extends a Life, But at What Price?"
CATEGORY H: NEWS SERVICES OR ONLINE CONTENT
“The ‘Squawk Box’ Probe” by Matthew Goldstein, TheStreet.com
- "SEC Probes 'Squawk Box' Front Running
- "'Squawk' Probe Figure Has An Eye for Action"
- "Feds Indict 'Ssquawk' Brokers"
CATEGORY I: TELEVISION DEADLINE
“Real Estate Craze” by Betsy Stark, Robert Krulwich, Lisa Stark, and staff, ABC News
“Every Color of the Rainbow” by Rand Morrison, Estelle Popkin, Gavin Boyle, Marquita Pool-Eckert, Rita Braver, Catherine Kim, and Patrick Lee, CBS News Sunday Morning
“Postcard from China” by Rand Morrison, Estelle Popkin, Gavin Boyle, Marquita Pool-Eckert, Barry Petersen, Alec Sirken, and Michael Gray, CBS News Sunday Morning“The Katrina Effect” by Anne Thompson and staff, NBC Nightly News
CATEGORY J: TELEVISION ENTERPRISE
“11 Wall Street” by Lisa Zeff, ABC News Productions
“Illegal and Thriving” by Lesley Stahl, CBS News 60 Minutes
“China Rising” by Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis, Jeffrey Kline, Jacob Kline and Joanne Elgart Jennings, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer
“Learning the Hard Way” by Byron Harris, Kraig Kirchem, and Mark Smith, WFAA-TV (Dallas, Texas)
CATEGORY K: BUSINESS BOOK
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, William Morrow (Harper Collins)
The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman, Farrar, Straus and Giroux