Business magazines named 2021 Ellie finalists

Business magazines have been nominated as finalists in the 2021 National Magazine Awards, commonly known as the Ellies. Harvard Business Review was named a finalist in the special interest category. MIT Technology Review was named a finalist in the literature, science and politics category. Fast Company and Wired were named finalists in the design category. […]

AP, WSJ, BusinessWeek, Fortune among Deadline Club Award finalists

The New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has named the finalists for its Deadline Club Awards. The business journalism category finalists are: Business Feature Christopher Cannon and Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Businessweek, “How the American Worker Got Fleeced” Jared S. Hopkins, The Wall Street Journal, “How Pfizer Delivered a Covid Vaccine in Record […]

NY Times taps Sun as graphics editor

Albert Sun is joining The New York Times as a graphics editor. Previously, Sun was leading The Times open-source coronavirus data initiative and has contributed heavily to the reporting, development and maintenance of the tracking project. In his new role, Sun will continue to be involved with the pandemic tracking project. Sun came to The […]

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Gruley to retire

Bryan Gruley, a reporter at large for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek, is retiring. “New passions and projects await,” he wrote on Twitter. He has been with the news organization since September 2011, writing big features about everything from oil to hockey, from John Deere to Kim Dotcom, from yogurt to marijuana. Gruley was previously […]

Bloomberg Businessweek suspends MBA rankings

Bloomberg Businessweek, which annually publishes one of the five most influential rankings of MBA programs, announced that it would suspend its 2020 ranking due to the disruptions caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, reports John Byrne of Poets & Quants. Byrne reports, “The decision comes less than two weeks after the Graduate Management Admission Council, […]

Maggs, editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, dies at 55

Barry Maggs, an editor who had worked at Bloomberg Businessweek magazine for the past 22 years, died Saturday at the age of 55 from cancer. Maggs joined Businessweek in 1998 when it was still owned by McGraw-Hill. He edited columns by Jack and Suzy Welch, Charlie Rose, and numerous outside columnists. He was known on […]

Fast Company, Bloomberg Businessweek among Ellie Award finalists

Fast Company was named Thursday as a finalist in the 2020 National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media in the design category. Bloomberg Businessweek for “The Elements” and MIT Technology Review for  “The China Issue” were named finalists in the single-topic issue category. Bloomberg Businessweek for “Vanillanomics,” by Monte Reel was named a finalist […]

Bloomberg Businessweek celebrates 90th anniversary

Bloomberg Businessweek is celebrating its 90th anniversary, and staffers Peter Coy, James Ellis, Paula Dwyer and Joel Weber write about its past. Coy, Ellis, Dwyer and Weber write, “The first issue of this magazine appeared on Sept. 7, 1929. Its black, red, and gold art deco cover was free of news. It featured a big triangle pointing down […]

Bloomberg Businessweek seeks an editor for its staff

Bloomberg Businessweek is looking for a astute and ambitious editor who can contribute to the magazine’s extensive print and online coverage of companies, technology, finance, economics, politics and government policy, and in-depth surveys a number of specialized subjects. Businessweek is the pre-eminent chronicler of the effect that money and business have on the way the […]

The strategy behind a Bloomberg Businessweek story

Joel Weber, the editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, spoke with students at Tsinghua University in Beijing about how the magazine tries to differentiate its content. Nico Gous writes, “A relentless diet of scandal stories tires audiences, Weber said. That is why Businessweek also covers people trying to solve problems. To do that, Weber wants all Bloomberg […]