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GlobalPost wins 9 SABEW "Best in Business" awards

GlobalPost tied Bloomberg News for the most SABEW awards.

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(News Desk/GlobalPost)

BOSTON, Mass. — The Society of American Business Editors and Writers, known as SABEW, honored GlobalPost with nine Best in Business Journalism Awards on Friday.

SABEW’s 17th annual Best in Business Journalism competition recognizes top publications and websites and the best business news reporting during 2011.

GlobalPost tied Bloomberg News and the Financial Times for the most awards, ahead of the Wall Street Journal and CNNMoney.com, which both received seven.

“As a 3-year-old news organization, it is particularly gratifying to have our work honored alongside the most respected names in business journalism,” said GlobalPost Editor Thomas Mucha. “Matching Bloomberg News and the Financial Times for the most awards is recognition of the extraordinary work our correspondents all around the world deliver every day for our readers.”

Mucha received a Best in Business Journalism award for his regular column on global business and economics, which runs in GlobalPost’s Macro blog.

GlobalPost also received awards for the following reports:

Creative use across Multiple Plaforms:

7 Deadly Stories, a GlobalPost in-depth series analyzing the main drivers of the global economy, all of which are facing severe challenges at once.

Narconomics, an ongoing investigation into the rising economic and political costs of Mexico’s bloody drug war.

Investigative:

Burma Rebooted, a three-part series that looks at the startling reversal of Burma's political repression and economic isolation.

Relocation Nation, an investigative series on China’s ambitious plans to relocate more than 3 million people and reroute the Yangtze River.

Explanatory:

Burma Rebooted, a three-part series that looks at the startling reversal of Burma's political repression and economic isolation.

Feature:

Scramble for El Dorado, an in-depth report on how the rising price of gold is affecting impoverished people, companies and governments across Latin America.

Rice 2.0, a multi-part series that examines the economics of rice, a food staple that’s responsible for feeding half the world, or more than 3.5 billion people.

Gangsters’ Paradise, a series that explores how Mexico’s deadly drug war is spreading to this peaceful Central American tourist haven.

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