Bloomberg reporter leaving for Inc.

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Burt Helm, former ad and marketing writer for BusinessWeek, is leaving the Bloomberg News wire for Inc. magazine as a senior writer. Helm was one of the BusinessWeek staffers that was moved over to Bloomberg when its parent company bought the magazine. Once at the wire, he was reassigned to cover restaurant […]

Bloomberg Businessweek hires two staffers

Bloomberg Businessweek announced Tuesday that Ashlee Vance, former New York Times enterprise technology writer, and Brendan Greeley, former technology and policy correspondent at The Economist, have joined the magazine as staff writers. “Ashlee and Brendan are incredibly talented reporters with deep knowledge of their industries,” said editor Josh Tyrangiel in a statement. “I’m thrilled to have […]

Tyrangiel talks Businessweek on Rose

Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel was on the Charlie Rose show on Monday night talking about the magazine. Here is an excerpt: “So a lot of what happened when I got job at Bloomberg Businessweek, I just emphasized we’ve got to fight for our space every day. Every day you have to convince people why […]

An assessment of the new Bloomberg Businessweek

Phyllis Fine of MediaPost critiques Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, noting that it  is trying to combine lessons from Web publishing with many of the traditional strengths of print mags. Fine writes, “The mag’s art folks have done a good job of vamping up the pages visually, using clever illustrations and a variety of typefaces appealingly. For […]

Bloomberg Businessweek changes year-end issue

Bloomberg Businessweek has traditionally devoted its year-end double issue to an investment guide, but that’s changed this year under its new ownership and management. It’s a year in review that is very much graphics driven and takes up the entire issue — no technology or finance sections, for example. Advertising-wise, it’s the second largest issue […]

Bloomberg Businessweek assessing foreign editions

Bloomberg Businessweek is deciding on the future of the local language publications in its portfolio, which includes editions in Chinese, Indonesian and Thai, after refocusing the main title on global business trends, repots the Asia Media Journal. The Media Journal writes, “Some local relationships that Bloomberg inherited at the time of the acquisition will be […]

Poets & Quants syndicates content to Fortune

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE The top story on Fortune magazine’s site Wednesday afternoon is a ranking of the top 25 MBA programs in the country. Only the content isn’t coming from the Fortune staff but from Poets & Quants, a site launched earlier this year by former BusinessWeek executive editor John Byrne, who oversaw that […]

Bloomberg Businessweek receives reinvention recognition

Bloomberg Businessweek was named by Media Industry Newsletter as one of the hottest reinventions of the year at its annual “Most Intriguing” event in New York City on Thursday. After being acquired by Bloomberg L.P. in 2009, Bloomberg Businessweek relaunched in April 2010 under the leadership of editor Josh Tyrangiel. The new Bloomberg Businessweek features […]

Daily Beast's Brown, Diller visits Bloomberg BusinessWeek

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE There was quite a high-powered media get-together Wednesday at the offices of Bloomberg Businessweek. Daily Beast editor Tina Brown and consultant Ciro Scotti — previously the managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek — paid a visit to the magazine’s editor in chief, Josh Tyrangiel, and Bloomberg L.P. chief content officer Norm Pearlstine. […]

Bloomberg Businessweek wins award from Foreign Press Association

Bloomberg Businessweek walked away with the award for best financial/economic reporting at the Foreign Press Association Media Awards 2010. Bloomberg Businessweek journalist James Sterngold’s report ‘Who Cares About Another $200 Million?’ on former Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld failing to declare hundreds of millions of  dollars worth of compensation to U.S. Congress, appeared in the […]