Binance CEO sues Bloomberg Businessweek publisher in Hong Kong for defamation

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao on Monday sued Bloomberg Businessweek’s Hong Kong publisher Modern Media CL. on defamation claims, reports Danny Nelson of CoinDesk. Nelson reports, “The suit stems from Bloomberg Businessweek’s June 23 profile of Zhao: ‘Can Crypto’s Richest Man Stand the Cold?’ But in Hong Kong, Businessweek’s local publisher Modern Media CL ran a different headline […]

Sacks named features editor at Bloomberg Businessweek

Danielle Sacks, the former editor in chief at Marker, Medium’s business publication, has been named features editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. She joined Bloomberg News last year and has been editing ambitious feature, enterprise and investigative work across the news desk and Bloomberg Businessweek. She joined Marker in July 2019 as executive editor. Before Marker, Sacks spearheaded […]

Chafkin returning to writing for Bloomberg Businessweek

Max Chafkin, who has been features editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, is returning to writing. Chafkin will be writing a column and newsletter for the magazine as well as writing features. He has been features editor since January 2016. He previously worked for Fast Company, Vanity Fair and Inc. magazines. Chafkin is also the author of […]

WSJ, Businessweek among Deadline Club 2022 winners

The following business journalism coverage were named winners Thursday night during the Deadline Club Awards: Reporting by Independent Digital Media Emmanuel Martinez, Lauren Kirchner and Malena Carollo, The Markup, “Denied” “Fantastic work. This detailed reporting pieced together a powerful narrative despite challenging data sources. It highlights a critical issue of vast disparities among home loan borrowers […]

Bloomberg Businessweek seeks social media and audience development editor

Bloomberg is looking for a social and audience development editor to join its team based in New York City. In this role you’ll manage Businessweek content across a range of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok, and help the magazine branch into new digital spaces. You will also help Bloomberg’s broader social team […]

Bloomberg Businessweek reject challenges to its MBA rankings

Bloomberg Businessweek has rejected challenges to its MBA rankings by a Yale University professor who tried to replicate its methodology, reports John Byrne of Ports & Quants. Byrne reports, “The statement comes after an in-depth analysis of the ranking by Anjani Jain, deputy dean overseeing academic programs at Yale University’ School of Management. Using Businessweek’s reported scores for […]

Bloomberg Businessweek copy editor Newman retires

Anne Newman, senior copy editor at Bloomberg Businessweek has retired after spending a career in journalism that spanned 54 years, which included working a high school column for the local paper to weeklies in Appalachia. She has also worked as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, covering the Nasdaq stock market, penny-stock crimes, and […]

BusinessWeek econ editor Coy to join NY Times opinion section

Peter Coy, the longtime economics editor at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, has been hired by the New York Times opinion section. He will continue to write about economics. Coy covers a wide range of economic issues and also held the position of senior writer. Coy joined the magazine in December 1989 as telecommunications editor, then became technology […]

Longtime Wall Street columnist Marcial dies at 89

Gene Marcial, a longtime Wall Street columnist for BusinessWeek magazine, has died at the age of 89. Marcial wrote the “Inside Wall Street” column at BusinessWeek magazine for 28 years, through Dec. 30, 2009. It was one of the most influential market columns as it moved stocks that he highlighted each week. BusinessWeek established a […]

Biz publications among Sigma Delta Chi award winners

The following business publications won in the 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists. Newspaper Non-Deadline Reporting (Non-Daily Publication) Economic Inequities Shawn Donnan, Bloomberg Businessweek Newspaper Investigative Reporting (Non-Daily Publication) One system, (un)equal access: How the U.S. financial system is failing Black businesses and how that might change Staffs, American […]