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I'm fortunate to have worked with great editors and reporters, and to have received international recognition for my journalism and books.
See below for links to some of my award-winning work.


Investigating Google's Ad Business

These ProPublica articles were part of a package that won the Data Journalism and Media/Entertainment categories at the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business awards.

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Other Award-Winning Work

I won the Silver Medal in Investigative Reporting at the 2020 Canadian National Magazine Awards for a story about shady online reputation management consultants. 

I received Best Commentary, Digital Media in 2013 for my work on Regret the Error at Poynter. I was twice a finalist (2010, 2011) for Best Commentary, Digital Media for columns written for Columbia Journalism Review.

I won a Silver Medal at the 2011 National Magazine Awards in the Best Multimedia Feature category. This was for an audio slideshow I wrote and narrated for Report on Business Magazine. That same piece was a finalist for Best Video at the 2010 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. In 2009, I received a Silver Medal in the Humour category for an article in Maisonneuve magazine. I also shared a Gold Medal in the Service: Personal Finance & Business category at the 2008 National Magazine Awards. The award was for a package of articles published in Report on Business magazine.

My book, Regret the Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech, won the 2008 Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism (book) from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

My book, Mafiaboy: How I Cracked The Internet and Why It’s Still Broken, won the award for Canadian non-fiction crime book of the year at the Arthur Ellis Awards in 2009. The awards are given by the Crime Writers of Canada.

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