Bloomberg News Wins Major Awards for Asia Reporting

Jun 262013

Bloomberg News, led by ICFJ Director and Editor-In-Chief Matthew Winkler, has received special recognition for its reporting in Asia.

The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) presented Bloomberg News with four awards and three honorable mentions in the SOPA 2013 Awards for Editorial Excellence. Journalists were honored for their coverage of malnutrition in India, antibiotic-resistant germs and vast wealth among China's leaders.

Bloomberg News received top honors for excellence in feature writing, human rights reporting and explanatory reporting. SOPA also named Mehul Srivastava, a Bloomberg News reporter, Journalist of the Year for 2013.

“We are grateful to be recognized by our peers in Asia for exceptional reporting,” Winkler said.

The SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence are presented annually by the Journalism and Media Studies Center of the University of Hong Kong. Read the full release here.