Part of the WSJ website was hacked on Monday

A branded-content section of the Wall Street Journal’s website was hacked with a fake message apologizing to PewDiePie and urging people to subscribe to his channel, reports Todd Spangler of Variety. Spangler writes, “A spokeswoman for Dow Jones & Co., publisher of the Wall Street Journal, noted that the affected page was not affiliated with […]

AP deputy biz editor Mayerowitz leaving wire service

Associated Press business editor Brad Foss sent out the following announcement on Friday: Colleagues: It is with considerable regret that I must announce that Scott Mayerowitz will be leaving AP to take another job. Since becoming deputy business editor for storytelling in March of this year, Scott has guided the department’s efforts to create more visually- and […]

NerdWallet discontinues investigation team, cuts four positions

Personal finance site NerdWallet is disbanding its four-person investigative team, and those four people will be leaving the company. Their last day is Feb. 1. NerdWallet had created the investigative team in 2016, hiring a Pulitzer Prize winner, among others. NerdWallet said it plans to make greater investments in other areas of its business. “Content […]

Yahoo Finance starts ad campaign about its live video push

Yahoo Finance kicked-off a new, multimedia ad campaign on Monday as it prepares to expand its live video programming to eight hours of daily market coverage in January 2019. The commercials, produced by the creative team at Verizon Media Group, feature a line-up of Yahoo Finance’s trusted anchors and reporters as they get ready for […]

Bloomberg BNA hires Dunbar as investigations editor

Bloomberg BNA announced Monday that it has hired award-winning investigative journalist John Dunbar as investigations editor. In this newly created position, Dunbar, who most recently served as CEO of the Center for Public Integrity, reports to editor-in-chief Cesca Antonelli. Dunbar will be creating a projects team within the news organization which will handle all investigative […]

Bloomberg sheds senior staff, fueling speculation

Bloomberg News has quietly shed dozens of experienced reporters and editors this year — including some of its most senior staff — fueling speculation that its founder will sell the company, reports Kevin Dugan of The New York Post. Dugan writes, “In the last week alone, at least four senior editors have been laid off, according to […]

Bloomberg Radio show featuring Cirilli has launched

Bloomberg Radio has launched “Sound On with Kevin Cirilli,” a daily news and interview program hosted by Bloomberg TV and Radio’s chief Washington correspondent. The show will air weekdays at 5 p.m. on Bloomberg Radio, the terminal and the iHeart radio app. The show will features stories and headlines from Bloomberg’s journalists in and around […]