Lewis M. Simmons and Ron Shaffer 
Washington Post 
A four-part investigation of Pride Inc., a social service agency

John Hanchette, William F. Schmick and Carlton Sherwood 
Gannett News Service 
A series detailing improper use of vast assets of a religious order

Stephen Kurkjian, Nils Bruzelius, Alexander Hawes, Robert Porterfield and Joan Venocchi 
Boston Globe 
A series on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority


Newspapers with a circulation under 75,000:

Gordon Eliot White 
Deseret News 
A series on radioactive fallout of atomic weapons tests

Mike Masterson 
Sentinel-Record (Hot Springs, Ark.) 
Clay Bailey 
Arkansas Democrat (Little Rock, Ark.) A joint investigation of a series of murders and Arkansas medical examiners

Chuch Cook and Jim Carlton 
Port Arthur News (Texas) 
A series about dangerous chemical wastes in the environment



Jack Cloherty and Lea Thompson 
WRC-TV (Washington, D.C.) 
An investigation into the dangers posed by asbestos in hairdryers

Dan Medina 
KXAS-TV (Fort Worth, Texas) 
A series exposing the plight of illegal immigrants

Richard Samuels and Chuck Collins 
WMAQ-TV (Chicago) 
A series that exposed a major auto theft ring



Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong 
The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court

John Marks 
The search for the Manchurian Candidate: The CIA and Mind Control

Jonathan Kwitny 
Vicious Circles: The Mafia in the Marketplace



Steven Levy 
New Jersey Monthly 
An expose of emergency medical assistance in New Jersey