HuffPost Highline

Rachel Morris and Greg Veis, Executive Editors
The Best Way to Save People From Suicide,” by Jason Cherkis
November 15
Both a history lesson in suicide treatment and a sensitive portrayal of people at risk, “The Best Way to Save People From Suicide” examined in compelling detail a real national emergency.

National Geographic

Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief
Three articles from “Planet or Plastic?”
We Made It. We Depend on It. We’re Drowning in It. Plastic,” by Laura Parker, June, “What Happens to the Plastic We Throw Out,” June at nationalgeographic.com/magazine, and “Planet or Plastic’ Pledge,” June at nationalgeographic.com/environment
Plastic—we all use it, but most of us know very little about. This series deployed stunning photographs, along with comprehensive maps and graphics, to raise the alarm about the waste associated with this dangerous product.

The New York Times Magazine

Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief
The Hidden Toll,” by Linda Villarosa
April 15
Tacking a poorly understood and under-discussed public-health issue, The New York Times Magazine asked why African-American women are far likelier than others to experience health crises related to pregnancy.

The New Yorker

David Remnick, Editor
No Refuge,” by Sarah Stillman
January 15
With meticulous reporting, The New Yorker forced readers—and the nation—to confront the ugly consequences of our increasingly draconian immigration policies.

ProPublica

Stephen Engelberg, Editor in Chief
Three articles by Hannah Dreier
A Betrayal,” co-published with New York, April 2, “The Disappeared,” co-published with Newsday, September 20, and “He Drew His School Mascot—and ICE Labeled Him a Gang Member,” co-published with The New York Times Magazine, December 27
In this series of articles, ProPublica partnered with Newsday, New York magazine and The New York Times Magazine to provide an inside look at MS-13 and explored the impact of efforts to contain the gang using immigration policy.