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2012-13 Robin Toner Program Award Ceremony

The dinner and award ceremony was held March 28, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The 2012 Robin Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting went to Molly Ball of The Atlantic.

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Gallery of the 2012 Toner Prize ceremony

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Molly Ball of The Atlantic wins 2012 Toner Prize

Molly Ball of The Atlantic is the winner of the 2012 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.

Ball won for her in-depth reporting on the 2012 election, including coverage of the presidential candidates and the campaign around gay-marriage referenda …

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2012 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for ProPublica

 “Campaign 2012: Revealing Dark Money”

From the Judges: This is first-rate investigative journalism, and in the wake of Citizens United, it is exactly what a news organization with the resources of ProPublica should be doing.”

The Stories: From ProPublica’s …

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2012 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for The Wall Street Journal

“Swing Nation”

From the judges: The Wall Street Journal series is the year’s best example of door-to-door political reporting, letting the voters speak about issues and personalities, fears and hopes.”

The Stories: From Gerald F. Seib, Washington Bureau …

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2012 Toner Prize to Molly Ball of The Atlantic

From the judges: “Ms. Ball’s reporting on the 2012 presidential campaign was the most impressive I have read all year.  She wrote with compelling authority and reported with her eyes ears and feet.  She deftly made herself a surrogate for …

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Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to be Keynote Speaker for Toner Prize Ceremony

The nation’s top health official – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – will be the keynote speaker at the award ceremony for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting on March 28 in Washington, D.C.

The Toner …

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Deadline to submit entries for the Toner Prize has passed

Entries for the $5,000 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting for 2012 are now being accepted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

The Toner Prize recognizes outstanding political reporting in a tribute to Robin …

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Jane Mayer of The New Yorker wins 2011 Toner Prize

Jane Mayer of The New Yorker is this year’s winner of the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.

Mayer  won for an in-depth look at the effects on North Carolina of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down …

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2011 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for ProPublica

The Stories: With a  combination of computer mapping and shoe-leather reporting, the ProPublica team of reporters draw a clear and alarming picture of how powerful forces shape voting districts in states across the county. The entry description:  “As states …

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2011 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for Bloomberg News

The StoriesIn a five-month investigation, a team of Bloomberg News reporters tracked  the millions of dollars for political attack ads from outside groups that helped the Republican Party gain control of the U.S. House and enlarge its presence …

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Full bio of this year’s winner Jane Mayer

Jane Mayer joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in March 1995. Based in Washington, D.C., she writes about politics, law and national security for the magazine. Recent subjects include the impact of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision …

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Gallery of the 2010-11 Toner Prize ceremony

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Craig Harris wins first-ever Toner Prize

The Robin Toner Program in Political Reporting at Syracuse University has announced the first-ever Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.

Craig Harris, from the Arizona Republic, is the winner of the Toner Prize for his eight-part series on Arizona’s …

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