No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
For reporting by Mark J. Thompson which revealed that nearly 250 U.S. servicemen had lost their lives as a result of a design problem in helicopters built by Bell Helicopter -a revelation which ultimately led the Army to ground almost 600 Huey helicopters pending their modification.
General News Reporting
Thomas Turcol of Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA
For City Hall coverage which exposed the corruption of a local economic development official.
William K. Marimow of The Philadelphia Inquirer
For his revelation that city police dogs had attacked more than 350 people -- an expose that led to investigations of the K-9 unit and the removal of a dozen officers from it.
Lucy Morgan and Jack Reed of St. Petersburg (FL) Times
For their thorough reporting on Pasco County Sheriff John Short, which revealed his department's corruption and led to his removal from office by voters.
Jon Franklin of The Baltimore Evening Sun
For his seven-part series "The Mind Fixers," about the new science of molecular psychiatry.
Randall Savage and Jackie Crosby of Macon (GA) Telegraph and News
For their in-depth examination of academics and athletics at the University of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Thomas J. Knudson of Des Moines Register
For his series of articles that examined the dangers of farming as an occupation.
Josh Friedman and Dennis Bell, reporters, and Ozier Muhammad, photographer of Newsday, Long Island, NY
For their series on the plight of the hungry in Africa.
Alice Steinbach of The Baltimore Sun
For her account of a blind boy's world, "A Boy of Unusual Vision."
Murray Kempton of Newsday, Long Island, NY
For witty and insightful reflection on public issues in 1984 and throughout a distinguished career.
Howard Rosenberg of Los Angeles Times
For his television criticism.
Richard Aregood of The Philadelphia Daily News
For his editorials on a variety of subjects.
Jeff MacNelly of Chicago Tribune
Spot News Photography
Photography Staff of The Register, Santa Ana, CA
For their exceptional coverage of the Olympic games.
Larry C. Price of The Philadelphia Inquirer
For his series of photographs from Angola and El Salvador depicting their war-torn inhabitants.
Stan Grossfeld of The Boston Globe
For his series of photographs of the famine in Ethiopia and for his pictures of illegal aliens on the Mexican border.