Reuters, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel honored with Barlett & Steele Awards

September 26, 2015

Named for the famed investigative journalist team of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, the awards celebrate the best in print and online investigative business journalism. They are funded by the Reynolds Center, which is located at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in Phoenix.

Honorable mentions in this year's awards are, in alphabetical order:

McClatchy Newspapers

"Goldman Sachs and the Housing Crash" by Greg Gordon, Kevin Hall and Chris Adams

Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Hounded: Debtors and the New Breed of Collectors" by Chris Serres and Glenn Howatt

Philadelphia Inquirer

"Inside the Health-Care Crucible: Reports from a Hospital in a Time of Upheaval" by Michael Vitez

USA Today  

"The Credit Trap" by Kathy Chu

"This was the strongest group of award entries the judges have encountered and clear indication that investigative business journalism is alive and well," said Andrew Leckey, president of the Reynolds Center. "Even though health care has been the subject of prolonged national debate, our award winners were able to tell us something we didn't know."

SOURCE Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism