June 30, 2010 |
Times reporters Ken Bensinger and Ralph Vartabedian won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award in the beat reporting category for their series of articles on Toyota Motor Corp.'s vehicle safety problems. The Loebs, which are the most prestigious award in business journalism, were announced Tuesday night in New York. In presenting the prize to The Times reporters, the judges said, "This series of reports revealed how Toyota and federal regulators have ignored or misclassified complaints of sudden acceleration by drivers of late-model Toyotas."
June 27, 2012 |
NEW YORK — "Wheels of Fortune," the Los Angeles Times series that exposed the world of Buy Here Pay Here car dealers, was honored with a Gerald Loeb award at a ceremony here Tuesday night. The Wheels series by Business reporter Ken Bensinger won in the Large Newspapers category, eclipsing two entries from the Wall Street Journal and one from the New York Times in that competition. Bensinger's stories explained the shrewd business model that underpins Buy Here Pay Here. The buyers are people who need cars to get to work but whose credit is so poor they can't qualify for traditional loans.
May 19, 1993 |
Wall Street Journal Wins 2 Journalism Awards: The Wall Street Journal won two 1993 Gerald Loeb Awards for business journalism. In the large newspaper category, the Journal's Alix M. Freedman won for "Fire Power," a story on the handgun market. In the deadline-beat area, Joseph B. White and Paul Ingrassia won for their coverage of General Motors Corp. The lifetime achievement award went to Carol Loomis, a member of the board of editors at Fortune magazine.