Michael Moss is an American journalist and author. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 2010,and was a finalist for the prize in 2006 and 1999. He is also the recipient of the Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers and an Overseas Press Club citation. Before joining The New York Times , he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal , New York Newsday , The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel and The High Country News. He has been an adjunct professor at the Columbia School of Journalism and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons.
Lunchables is a brand of food and snacks manufactured by Kraft Heinz in Chicago, Illinois and marketed under the Oscar Mayer brand. They were initially introduced in Seattle in 1988 before being released nationally in 1989. Many Lunchables products are produced in a Garland, Texas facility, and are then distributed across the United States.
Kim Marie Severson is a writer for The New York Times.
Jo Becker is an American journalist and author and a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. She works as an investigative reporter for The New York Times.
Walt Bogdanich is an American investigative journalist and three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize.
Steven Pearlstein is an American columnist. He writes a column on business and the economy that is published twice weekly in The Washington Post. In 2008 Pearlstein received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for "his insightful columns that explore the nation's complex economic ills with masterful clarity" at The Washington Post. In the fall of 2011, he became the Robinson Professor of Political and International Affairs at George Mason University.
Daniel Hertzberg, an American journalist, is the former senior deputy managing editor and later deputy managing editor for international news at The Wall Street Journal. Starting in July 2009, Hertzberg served as senior editor-at-large and then as executive editor for finance at Bloomberg News in New York, before retiring in February 2014. Hertzberg is a 1968 graduate of the University of Chicago.
David Leonhardt is an American journalist and columnist. His column appears in The New York Times on Tuesdays, and he also writes a daily e-mail newsletter, which bears his own name. As of October 2018, he also co-hosts a weekly Opinion podcast titled “The Argument”, with Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg.
Jake Hooker is an American journalist and recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting and the Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers for investigations done while in China over concerns with how dangerous and poisonous pharmaceutical ingredients from China have flowed into the global market.
David Barstow is an American journalist. He has won four Pulitzer Prizes since 2005, all connected to his work with The New York Times, and was a three-time finalist for a Pulitzer Prize during the 1990s, while reporting for St. Petersburg Times .
Christopher S. Stewart is an American author and investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal, which he joined in 2011. In 2015, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative reporting with several colleagues for a series of articles exposing abuses in the Medicare system.
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist and non-fiction author. He was a reporter for The New York Times and is the author of two books on habits and productivity, titled The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business and Smarter Faster Better.
Charles Forelle is an American journalist who covers business for The Wall Street Journal.
Michael S. Schmidt is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, author, and correspondent for The New York Times in Washington, D.C. and national security contributor for MSNBC and NBC News. He covers national security and federal law enforcement and has broken several high-profile stories. Among the stories was the existence of Hillary Clinton's private email account. He won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking the news that President Trump had asked the F.B.I. director James B. Comey for a loyalty pledge, and to close the federal investigation into his former national security adviser. That story led the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump.
Alix M. Freedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, and ethics editor at Thomson Reuters.
Tom McGinty is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist known for his use and advocacy of computer-assisted reporting.
Mark Maremont is an American business journalist with the Wall Street Journal. Maremont has worked on reports for the Journal for which the paper received two Pulitzer Prizes.
Jesse Eisinger is an American journalist and author. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2011, he currently works as a senior reporter for ProPublica. His first book, The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2017.
Jeffrey Taylor is an American journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize.
Susanne Craig is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, currently working at the New York Times. She was the reporter who was anonymously mailed Donald Trump's 1995 tax returns during the 2016 presidential election. In 2018 she was an author of The New York Times investigation into Donald Trump’s wealth that found the president inherited hundreds of millions of dollars from his father, some through fraudulent tax schemes. She is also known for her coverage of the financial crisis of 2007–2008 and of New York State and New York City government and politics.
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us is a book by Michael Moss published by Random House in 2013 that won the James Beard Foundation Award for Writing and Literature in 2014. It also was a number one New York Times bestseller in 2013. In his book, Moss cites examples from Kraft, Coca-Cola, Lunchables, Frito-Lay, Nestlé, Oreos, Capri Sun, and many more, where scientists calculate the combination of sugar, fat and salt for convenience food that is guaranteed to have an optimal appeal for the customer. The "conditioned hypereating" discussed in this book was also mentioned in a 2009 book by former FDA director David A. Kessler.