2007 Winners

CATEGORY A: LARGE NEWSPAPERS

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Steve Stecklow (center) and James Bandler (right) of The Wall Street Journal after winning the large newspapers category, posed for a photo with presenter Steve Forbes (left) of Forbes. Charles Forelle and Mark Maremont (not pictured) were also winners.

“The Secretive Backdating of Option Awards for Corporate Executives” by Charles Forelle, James Bandler, Mark Maremont and Steve Stecklow, The Wall Street Journal

1. The Perfect Payday
2. Open Spigot, Bosses' Pay: How Stock Options Became Part of the Problem
3. Matter of Timing, Five More COmpanies Show Questionable Options Pattern
4. Dating Game, Stock-Options Criminal Charge: Slush Fund and Fake Employees
5. Executive Retreat, Stock-Options Scandal Fugitive Puts Roots Down in Namibia
6. Bad Options, How a Giant Insurer Decided to Oust Hugely Successful CEO
7. Executive Pay: The 9/11 Factor


 

CATEGORY B: MEDIUM NEWSPAPERS

Chiaki Kawajiri (left center), Stephanie Desmon (right center), and Gady A. Epstein (right) of The Baltimore Sun took home the prize for the medium newspapers category presented by Douglas Frantz (left) of The Los Angeles Times.

Crab Factory” by Chiaki Kawajiri, Gady A. Epstein and Stephanie Desmon, The Baltimore Sun


 

CATEGORY C: SMALL NEWSPAPERS

Mike McAndrew (right) and Michelle Breidenbach (not pictured) of The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.) won the 2007 small newspapers category which was presented by Glenn Kramon (left) of The New York Times.

The Great Empire Zone Giveaway” by Mike McAndrew and Michelle Breidenbach, The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.)


 

CATEGORY D: MAGAZINES

This year's award went to Charles Fishman (right) of Fast Company. He was congratulated by presenter Amanda Bennett (left) of Bloomberg News.

How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change the World? One.” by Charles Fishman, Fast Company


 

CATEGORY E: COMMENTARY

Steve Bailey (left) of The Boston Globe was the winner of the 2007 Loeb award in the commentary category, which was presented by Jane Berentson (right) of Inc.

Steve Bailey Downtown” by Steve Bailey, The Boston Globe


 

CATEGORY F: DEADLINE WRITING

Henny Sender (left center), Ann Davis (right center) and Gregory Zuckerman (right) of The Wall Street Journal celebrated their victory in the deadline writing category with presenter Chrystia Freeland (left) of Financial Times.

“The Implosion of a Highflying Hedge Fund” by Ann Davis, Henny Sender and Gregory Zuckerman, The Wall Street Journal


 

CATEGORY G: BEAT WRITING

Heather Landy (left) of The Fort Worth Star Telegram received this year's Loeb award in the beat writing category from presenter Andrew Serwer (right) of Fortune.

Radio Shack CEO's Resume in Question” by Heather Landy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram


 

CATEGORY H: NEWS SERVICES OR ONLINE CONTENT

Alistair Barr of MarketWatch accepted his award in the news services or online category from presenter Stephen Adler (right) of BusinessWeek.

Who Are the Short Sellers?” by Alistair Barr, MarketWatch


 

 

CATEGORY I: FEATURE WRITING

Louis Uchitelle (right) of The New York Times, who was awarded witht he inaugural Loeb award in the feature writing category, is shown here with presenter Jonathan Wald (left) of CNBC.

"Rewriting the Social Contract" by Louis Uchitelle, The New York Times


CATEGORY J: TELEVISION DAILY

Jim Popkin (left) of NBC News accepted the award in the television daily category on behalf of his colleagues from presenter Daniel Hertzberg (right) of The Wall Street Journal.

“Trophy” by Jim Popkin, Lisa Myers, Albert Oetgen, Doug Adams, Adam Cirlasky and Rich Gardella, NBC News


 

CATEGORY K: TELEVISION ENTERPRISE

Keith Sharman (left), Andy Court (center) and Daniel J. Glucksman (right) of CBS News 60 Minutes had their work recognized with a win in the television enterprise category, along with their colleagues Jeff Fager and Patti Hassler (not pictured).

The Mother of All Heists” by Jeff Fager, Steve Kroft, Andy Court, Keith Sharman, Patti Hassler and Daniel J. Glucksman, CBS News 60 Minutes


 

 

CATEGORY L: BUSINESS BOOK

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More” by Chris Anderson, Hyperion