Bloomberg corrects story; IR expert impressed
Dominic Jones, who writes a blog on the IRWebReport site about issues affecting business news and how it’s disseminating, came away impressed after a Bloomberg reporter corrected a story written from a misleading Nasdaq release.
Jones wrote, “Bloomberg impressed me by how they handled this. I got two emails from [Bloomberg reporter] Edgar Ortega keeping me abreast of their actions.
“Having been a reporter, I can tell you that things like this would really piss me off. Often you get a call from a source who says they have a release coming out soon. They ‘groom’ you on what to expect and you start working on your story. When the release finally comes out, youâ€™re ready while the other reporters are still trying to parse the news. Only problem is the story you have is pushing the sourceâ€™s preferred slant. Stuff like this gives the public relations profession a bad name with journalists.
“And again, Nasdaq should know better.”
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