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May 10, 1994
Times staff writers Scot J. Paltrow and Kathryn Harris on Monday were named winners of the 1994 Gerald Loeb Awards for business and financial journalism. Paltrow was cited for an investigative series on Prudential Securities Inc. and Harris for her coverage of the Paramount Communications Inc. takeover battle. The awards, established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb and administered by UCLA's John E.
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June 27, 2012 | By Andrew Tangel, Los Angeles Times
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.
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BUSINESS
May 1, 1987
The Los Angeles Times has won a special Gerald Loeb Award for "overall excellence of business coverage," it was announced Thursday. A spokeswoman for the UCLA Graduate School of Management, which administers the Loeb awards, said it appears to be the first time that judges in the awards contest--among the most prestigious in business journalism--have given a special award to a publication for the overall quality of its coverage.
BUSINESS
June 30, 2010 | By Kristena Hansen, Los Angeles Times
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."
BUSINESS
May 2, 1995 | From a Times Staff Writer
An investigative series on the Cuyahoga, Ohio, county treasurer's questionable investments of public funds won the 1995 Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism in the large-newspaper category. The series was written by Joel Rutchick and Timothy Heider of the Cleveland (Ohio) Plain Dealer.
BUSINESS
June 30, 2010 | By Kristena Hansen, Los Angeles Times
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."
BUSINESS
June 27, 2012 | By Andrew Tangel, Los Angeles Times
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.
BUSINESS
May 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
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.
BUSINESS
May 2, 1995 | From a Times Staff Writer
An investigative series on the Cuyahoga, Ohio, county treasurer's questionable investments of public funds won the 1995 Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism in the large-newspaper category. The series was written by Joel Rutchick and Timothy Heider of the Cleveland (Ohio) Plain Dealer.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1994
Times staff writers Scot J. Paltrow and Kathryn Harris on Monday were named winners of the 1994 Gerald Loeb Awards for business and financial journalism. Paltrow was cited for an investigative series on Prudential Securities Inc. and Harris for her coverage of the Paramount Communications Inc. takeover battle. The awards, established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb and administered by UCLA's John E.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1987
The Los Angeles Times has won a special Gerald Loeb Award for "overall excellence of business coverage," it was announced Thursday. A spokeswoman for the UCLA Graduate School of Management, which administers the Loeb awards, said it appears to be the first time that judges in the awards contest--among the most prestigious in business journalism--have given a special award to a publication for the overall quality of its coverage.
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