WSJ hires Gillum to work on data-driven projects

The Wall Street Journal has hired Jack Gillum to work on data-driven projects in its Washington bureau. He will start later this month. Gillum had been a cybersecurity reporter for Bloomberg News since October 2021. Before Bloomberg, Gillum was a senior reporter at ProPublica covering technology and the ways algorithms, big data and social media platforms impact civil rights. He came […]

Bloomberg EIC Micklethwait: We publish too many mediocre and long enterprise stories

Bloomberg News editor in chief John Micklethwait sent the following to the editorial staff on Wednesday: To All in Editorial & Research, Enterprise We are still publishing too many enterprise stories that are either mediocre or too long, or both. Before you embark on a piece of enterprise, ask yourself whether it’s really going to be worth […]

Winkler recounts founding of Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News founding editor in chief Matthew Winkler spoke with Dean Rotbart of Business News Luminaries about the 30th anniversary of the news service. Bloomberg Business News posted its first story on June 14, 1990. Winkler was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal who had written about company founder Michael Bloomberg and was hired to start the news […]

Schreier joining Bloomberg News as tech reporter

Jason Schreier will be joining Bloomberg News as a tech reporter covering video games, business, culture, labor, delays and other aspects related to the gaming world. His new role begins mid-May. Schreier was working as a news editor at Kotaku, a leading video game website that reaches 15 million readers a month. There, he edited […]

Bloomberg News hires Elkin as a reporter

Bloomberg News has hired Elizabeth Elkin as a reporter. She will start full-time next month. Elkin has been interning for the news organization in its Washington bureau as a breaking news reporter. She also interned last year for Bloomberg Government. Elkin was previously managing editor and editor in chief of Vox Magazine while she was […]

Biz media organizations ask U.S. to reconsider lockup changes

Attorneys for five media organizations asked the U.S. Department of Labor to withdraw its plan to restrict journalists’ early access to major economic reports, saying the ban on using computers would benefit high-frequency traders and violate First Amendment press protections, reports Steve Matthews of Bloomberg News. Matthews reports, “The media organizations, also including the Associated […]

Ryan to cover Airbus at Bloomberg News

Charlotte Ryan will now be covering Airbus and transportation for Bloomberg News. She previously covered the markets and Brexit for Bloomberg. Before joining Bloomberg, Ryan was working as a freelance journalist for NewsBase. Before that, she held the post of features editor at Bogota Post. She also worked as a news intern and newsroom intern […]

Bloomberg News to use Telegram to build audience outside U.S.

Bloomberg News is attempting to make use of messaging app Telegram to draw new subscribers and build an audience outside the U.S., according to Digiday., As of now, Bloomberg sends out at least one or two messages to the more than 27,000 subscribers to its account on Telegram. News editors craft the messages, and often […]