David Barstow, a senior writer at the New York Times and a member of its investigative unit, is the winner of three Pulitzer Prizes and the recipient of numerous other awards, including three Polk Awards, the Goldsmith Prize, the Alfred I. duPont Silver Baton, the Barlett and Steele Gold Medal, a Loeb Award, the Sidney Hillman Award, the Daniel Pearl Award for Investigative Reporting, the Peabody Award, the IRE Award, the Mirror Award, an Overseas Press Club Citation, two SABEW awards, and the Gold Keyboard.
He was inducted into the Hall of Achievement at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2015 and has lectured on the craft of investigative reporting and the importance of a free press in Austria, Australia, India, Ireland, Mexico, Moldova, Russia, South Africa and Switzerland.
In 2013 he and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Walmart Abroad,’’ a series that exposed Walmart’s aggressive use of bribery to fuel its rapid expansion in Mexico
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