Laurie Hays, the woman in the newsroom who many believed was the front-runner to take the top job, lost out to The Economist’s John Micklethwait.
Winkler, who founded Bloomberg News in 1990, will now work directly with Michael Bloomberg, the company’s founder and Winkler’s close friend.
“The world adjusts to stupid laws,” said the former New York City mayor. “They don’t pay any attention to them.”
While investment banks are naming more women to senior roles, the hedge fund and private equity world executive ranks are still mostly male-dominated.
He also credited “my friend” Steve Rattner and “a bunch of others who came to Washington.”
Bloomberg-backed gun control organization Moms Demand Action launched a campaign Thursday to get Kroger’s to change its policies on allowing customers to carry guns at its stores.
The classifieds section of the Bloomberg terminal, which costs more than $20,000 a year, is called POSH. Aptly named.
The state’s Court of Appeals ruled that city’s health department overstepped its bounds when it started restricting the size of sodas.
“A badge of honor,” says Leibovich.
When Michael Bloomberg announced he would spend $50 million on gun control this year, he said he hoped to make the National Rifle Association “afraid.” This weekend, the Bloomberg-backed group Everytown for Gun Safety will help pay to send hundreds of anti-gun violence supporters to the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.
A graph on the Bloomberg terminal shows the number of pets lost, injured, or killed each month on U.S. airlines.
Tom Perkins went on Bloomberg TV to apologize for comparing criticism of the wealthy to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany. Things quickly headed south.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg officially became a billionaire this week after the company’s shares, which account for the bulk of her fortune, closed at a new high of $58.51, according to Bloomberg’s “Billionaires Index.”
Lex Fenwick, CEO of Dow Jones and an alumnus of Bloomberg, is leaving the company. He is being replaced by an interim CEO, Will Lewis.
Leaders of a coalition of 1,000 mayors and 130,000 moms announced a joint effort today to tackle gun violence in 2014.
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced new findings on illegal online gun sales and criticized Congress for failing to act on gun control legislation.
Recent stories about a potential sale of Time Warner Cable offer a master class in the subtle semiotics of deal-making. A reader’s guide.
“Has anyone heard of a spouse being sued for breaching a company’s confidentiality agreement when the spouse never worked for that company?” Tweets from the wife of reporter Michael Forsythe — who was cut from Bloomberg’s Hong Kong bureau after execs allegedly killed a story critical of Chinese leaders — were sent Friday night and deleted by Saturday morning.
New York City’s mayor kept playing golf in Bermuda after learning about a deadly train accident in his city. Here’s why that’s OK.
No reason given for stopping the Bloomberg reporter attending the event.
Bloomberg, led by CEO Dan Doctoroff (below), has had a rough couple of weeks, with layoffs and accusations of spiking news stories to protect business interests. The company’s challenges come as founder Michael Bloomberg is set to return.
“Innocent until proven guilty” at the Waldorf.
Banks are considering banning chatrooms on Bloomberg terminals, in order to curb fraud. That could also mean an end to the finance world’s best hookup service.
The company’s news and interactive units are developing a digital programming service to be distributed on mobile phones, tablets, game consoles, and over-the-top TV distribution systems.
Here’s a handy and fun outline to fill in and use to play along with the activist investor as he wages battles on company after company.
Potential move underscores expanding definition of “competitor” for news outlets.
Diddy went to Bloomberg today for a charity event and used a Bloomberg Terminal. Mo’ money, mo’ monitors.
A repudiation of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. And a new kind of identity politics?
There were 254 guns seized, 19 people indicted.