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Michael J. Berens wins Worth Bingham Prize for “Seniors for Sale”

Awards March 15, 2011

Reporter Michael J. Berens of The Seattle Times is winner of the 2010 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for his comprehensive six-part series “Seniors for Sale: Exploiting the aged and frail in Washington’s adult family homes.” The $20,000 Bingham Prize will be presented at the Nieman Foundation on April 14, 2011. Read more

2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Awards March 4, 2010

To begin our awards program, I want to invite to the podium for a few remarks Clara Bingham. She is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek. She wrote "Women on the Hill: Challenging the Culture of Congress" and co-authored "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case that Changed the Sexual Harassment Law." Read more

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Raquel Rutledge wins Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for “Cashing in on Kids”

Awards February 19, 2010

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Raquel Rutledge is winner of the 2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism for her watchdog series “Cashing in on Kids.” In reports published over the course of a year, Rutledge exposed how lax oversight of a $350 million taxpayer-subsidized Wisconsin Shares child care program resulted in massive fraud. Read more