Another Bloomberg Businessweek senior writer resigns

Chad Terhune is a senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek based in Florida, has resigned, becoming the second senior writer to resign recently. It’s unclear what Terhune’s plans are. Attempts to reach him were unsuccessful. One source on the magazine’s staff said he resigned on Wednesday, while another source at Bloomberg says he resigned in November. […]

BusinessWeek staff, one year later: Where are they now?

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE One year ago today, Bloomberg L.P. acquired BusinessWeek magazine, renaming it Bloomberg Businessweek. As part of the deal, dozens of BusinessWeek staffers lost their jobs, either by layoffs or via buyouts. Others left soon after. Some found other jobs, but some did not. It was the biggest upheaval of business journalists […]

Bloomberg Businessweek senior writer resigns

David Henry, a senior writer at Bloomberg Businessweek and one of a handful of business journalists remaining from before Bloomberg bought the publication, resigned on Monday. Henry was covering banking on what Bloomberg calls the finance team.  Some of his stories were used in Bloomberg Businessweek. Henry tells Talking Biz News that he’s looking for […]

Bloomberg Businessweek, one year later

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE One year ago this week, Bloomberg L.P. closed on its acquisition of BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw-Hill. It hired Time deputy managing editor Josh Tyrangiel to be the magazine’s new editor and renamed the publication Bloomberg Businessweek. The publication moved from McGraw-Hill’s building near Rockefeller Center to Bloomberg’s offices near Central Park. […]

BGOV defeats Bloomberg Businessweek in flag football

Betsy Rothstein of Fishbowl DC reports Tuesday that staffers from BGOV, the new Bloomberg service that reports on the intersection of business and government, defeated a team of staffers from Bloomberg Businessweek magazine in flag football by a score of 28 to 21. Rothstein writes, “A tipster tells us Kevin Sheekey, head of gov relations, […]

Layoffs at Bloomberg Businessweek’s online operations

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Bloomberg Businessweek, which has had a number of layoffs during the past two years, is cutting an undisclosed number of staff members on Tuesday. The cuts are apparently in the online staff of the magazine, according to sources close to the situation. The magazine was acquired by Bloomberg LP in December […]

Bloomberg Businessweek names new ME

Bloomberg Businessweek announced Monday that Kristin Powers has been named managing editor of the magazine. Powers will report to editor Josh Tyrangiel and join deputy editor Eric Pooley and executive editor Ellen Pollock on the magazine’s senior management team. “Kristin is incredibly talented and has tremendous production experience,” said Tyrangiel in a statement.  “We are […]

Seven classic bad calls in business journalism

Charles Wallace of DailyFinance.com has compiled a list of the seven worst “calls” made in business journalism, further proof that business reporters should never get in the prognostication business. Here is part of his list: 2.Time magazine anointed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos “Man of the Year” on Dec. 27, 1999. Just a week earlier, Amazon […]

Ex-Businessweek writer joins All Things Digital

Arik Hesseldahl, who covered Apple and other technology stories for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, has been hired to be a tech reporter for All Things Digital, the Wall Street Journal’s tech site. Kara Swisher of All Things Digital writes, “Thus, we turned to Arik, who has a long history covering a wide range of beats in […]

Biz magazines outperform industry in third quarter

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE The 14 business magazines that report advertising data to the Publishers Information Bureau outperformed the rest of the magazine industry, according to data released Monday that was analyzed by Talking Biz News. The magazines reported a 7.9 percent increase in advertising revenue and a 5.4 percent rise in advertising pages. That […]