Bloomberg Quicktake will report on global stories through the lens of business, backed by Bloomberg’s newsroom of 2,700 journalists in 120 countries. It will feature content produced in a variety of compelling formats, including documentary-style original series, anchor-led live news shows, data visualizations, motion graphics, on-the-ground breaking news and live events. The network launches globally on major streaming platforms including Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV and Amazon Fire TV, through a newly designed Bloomberg App.
Jean Ellen Cowgill, GM of Bloomberg’s forthcoming QuickTake streaming channel, and its global head of digital strategy and business development, says COVID-19 is driving even larger audiences to OTT and bringing the platform closer to an inflection point. QuickTake hopes to capture younger business professionals with a more dressed-down visual and narrative style than its more buttoned-down signature brand.
Michael Bloomberg’s rise in the polls has increased the pressure on political reporters employed by his news outlet.
Cloud video platform provider Blackbird has signed a multi-year deal with Bloomberg Media for fast turnaround news editing and social publishing. Bloomberg Media will use Blackbird for simple, fast, collaborative video editing and publishing from the cloud. The Blackbird platform provides users with the ability to edit and enrich clips, craft packages and longer form […]
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign says it will no longer give passes to Bloomberg News reporters to cover its rallies and other campaign events. Campaign spokesman Brad Parscale said Monday that Bloomberg, in the wake of founder Michael Bloomberg’s own Democratic presidential bid, has “formalized preferential reporting policies.” Bloomberg’s Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait says […]
Network staffers have also been told that, when in doubt about whether a disclaimer is needed, they should use it, a company source said.
Gina Riggi, a longtime makeup artist says Rose used his Bloomberg TV studio as “a sexual hunting ground.”
Twitter has found its first partner for its push into round-the-clock streaming television: Bloomberg. The social-media company is joining forces with the global financial news outlet to create a service that will stream news produced solely for Twitter 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
There’s hardly a platform on which Americans won’t be able to see Hillary Clinton squaring off against Donald Trump in the three presidential debates. Twitter is now in the game via a deal with Bloomberg to live stream its coverage, and the form will be the same as its streaming of NFL games.
Twitter is expanding its livestream offerings by partnering with Bloomberg to air four of its TV shows on the social sharing site and applications. The media company will soon livestream Bloomberg West, What’d You Miss?, With All Due Respect and the network’s markets coverage on Twitter.
Michael Bloomberg is expected to decide within the next two weeks whether he will mount a third-party bid for the White House that could further upend a historically wild race. Bloomberg, 74, is also mulling a new leadership structure at the company that would allow him to eventually step aside. Those moves — including potentially setting up a succession plan at the top of the company, similar to what Bloomberg did when he stepped aside to run for mayor in 2001 — could be announced within weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime says it will launch a weekly documentary series next month on the 2016 presidential campaign, calling it “The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth.” Showtime is making it together with Bloomberg Politics, and it will be hosted by that company’s Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, along with campaign […]
When Michael Bloomberg left the New York City mayor’s office, he dove back into his media companies with aplomb, instituting changes from top management to tiny details. To his journalists, Ravi Somaiya reports, “he feels like a weather system … high up, uncontrollable and all-powerful.” A look at a Bloomberg’s micromanaging return as a man newly fascinated with the media’s power and equally concerned with stemming his media companies’ losses.
Long before Fox, CBS, or HBO debuted options for on-demand streaming video, business news-oriented cable channel Bloomberg was already available online and on many connected devices. This, of course, is significant because the television industry finally seems ready to accept that TV viewing is moving online. Bloomberg TV started way back in 2011, and it’s seeing a lot of success as a result of not waiting around.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead Bloomberg LP, the media empire he founded and in which he remains majority shareholder. The company said that Daniel Doctoroff will step aside as president and CEO of the company at the end of this year.
The FCC has upheld a decision it made last year ordering Comcast to put Bloomberg TV — a financial news outlet — within the same neighborhood containing other news and business journalism outlets, including CNBC, which is owned by the cable giant. Bloomberg had complained to the FCC that Comcast was favoring its own channels at the expense of Bloomberg.
Bloomberg News is using video clips from its shows, as well as Web-only videos to produce some 200 clips per day, signaling a new “digital first” approach, according to Chris Berend, executive producer and head of digital video at the news organization.
The FCC on Wednesday ordered Comcast to move Bloomberg TV next to other news channels, such as Comcast-owned MSNBC and CNBC, on its cable system news lineups.
Bloomberg says Comcast should include its business news channel in a cable news “neighborhood” on the dial, alongside CNBC and MSNBC.
Invision Inc., a provider of cross-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, today announced that Bloomberg Media Group has chosen Invision’s DealMaker Crossroad (DMC) platform to manage the company’s growing advertising sales and commercial operations across its domestic and international television and radio properties. Invision develops and provides integrated advertising planning and sales solutions. “Invision […]
Bloomberg LP, unhappy with the placement of its financial news channel in Comcast Corp’s cable television lineup, filed a complaint with the FCC on Monday, accusing the cable operator of violating a condition of its merger with NBC Universal.
The business news giant is accusing Comcast of reneging on a promise it made to the FCC as part of the government agency’s approval of its deal to acquire control of General Electric Co.’s NBCUniversal. At issue is where the Bloomberg Television channel is placed on Comcast cable systems.
Embedded in the rules that the government is imposing on Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal is one that specifically benefits Bloomberg LP, the financial news giant that owns Bloomberg Television.
Ben Sherwood, the new president of ABC News, said Monday that the door remains open to some form of future partnership with the cable news outlet, Bloomberg News.