I am comitted to a life of activism.
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Gandhi
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. ” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reuters received a gold award worth $5,000 for his report on US health insurers dropping patients after they were diagnosed with breast cancer.
The four-month investigation, basedn on reporting from Lewis Krauskopf and Washington-based reporter Murray Waas, pictured, revealed that a giant health insurer had targeted policyholders recently diagnosed with breast cancer and cancelled some policies. A study of records as well as dozens of interviews led to the Lewis Krauskopf and the Murray Waas story.
The fourth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism were presented in Phoenix, Arizona. ■