Meet the Finalists: 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

The annual Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting honors investigative reporting that best promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics. On our Media and Politics podcast, we interview some of the finalists for this year’s award. The Shorenstein Center’s podcast is also available on iTunesGoogle PlayiHeartRadio, and Stitcher.

Join us for the following events:

Investigative Reporting: Making an Impact on Policy and Governance. 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th Floor, HKS
A panel discussion with the finalists and special citation awardees for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. More information. 

Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 2018 with Martha Raddatz of ABC News
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm | JFK Jr. Forum, Littauer Building, HKS
The winner of the 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting will be announced, followed by a keynote speech by Goldsmith Career Award winner Martha Raddatz. More information. 

Part 1: Asbury Park Press, BuzzFeed News, STAT News and The Boston Globe.

On this episode, reporters representing three of the six finalists discuss the making of their stories. Shannon Mullen of Asbury Park Press discusses Renter Hell, Melissa Segura of BuzzFeed News discusses Broken Justice In Chicago, and David Armstrong and Evan Allen of STAT and The Boston Globe discuss The Addiction Trade.

Part 2: Miami Herald, NPR and ProPublica, The Washington Post.

On this episode, three more of the six finalists discuss the making of their stories. Ellen Nakashima and Tom Hamburger of The Washington Post discuss their coverage of Russian interference in the 2016 election; Nina Martin of ProPublica and Renee Montagne of NPR discuss Lost Mothers; and Carol Marbin Miller of the Miami Herald discusses Fight Club.