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Here are 81 journalism internships and fellowships for application season

For most journalism students, the biggest step toward finding employment isn't passing the final. It isn't acing midterms, turning in homework or even meeting deadlines at the college paper. The most critical period in journalism school is the three-month window stretching from September to November informally known as internship application season. Getting professional experience and making contacts through an internship … Read More

Brad Stone, author of 'The Everything Store,' to lead Bloomberg's tech coverage

Brad Stone, the Bloomberg Businessweek senior writer and author of "The Everything Store," has been tapped to lead Bloomberg's technology coverage, Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait announced in a memo to staffers Tuesday morning. In his new role, Stone will oversee Bloomberg's tech operation as it expands globally to cover stories beyond the Bay Area. Bloomberg will hire additional journalists and … Read More

Big Bloomberg layoffs, says New York Post

The New York Post It's been no secret that the return of Mike Bloomberg to his financial news empire would bring changes in personnel and strategy. Now it's apparently bringing layoffs. The devil of their true significance will be in as-yet-undisclosed details. Citing "sources," the New York Post says that the company, which employs 2,700 journalists worldwide, is gearing … Read More

Career Beat: Megan Murphy named Bloomberg's D.C. bureau chief

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Megan Murphy will be Washington bureau chief at Bloomberg. Previously, she was Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times. (The Huffington Post) Demetri Sevastopulo will be Washington bureau chief of the Financial Times. Previously, Sevastopulo was US political correspondent there. (Playbook) Jared Grusd is now CEO at … Read More

Fake Bloomberg story has Twitter mulling $31 billion takeover offer, hikes share price

It was total baloney, even if somebody probably made money off the baloney. There was an Internet kerfuffle Tuesday with what purported to be a Bloomberg News story about Twitter mulling a big purchase offer. It looked like a Bloomberg tale (though some cognoscenti did instantly discern some stylistic mistakes) but quickly inspired a formal, real Bloomberg tweet that … Read More

Joshua Topolsky out at Bloomberg

Politico Big news out of Bloomberg Friday morning: Per the New York Times' Ravi Somaiya, Bloomberg Chief Digital Content Officer Joshua Topolsky is departing the financial news organization after "clashes with Michael Bloomberg over direction of website." Bloomberg's Joshua Topolsky set to leave the company following clashes with Michael Bloomberg over direction of website. Read More

Bottom line on Bloomberg D.C. bureau, says reporter: It’s a bloated mess

The Bloomberg LP Tower, which houses Bloomberg News in New York. Bloomberg LP, a financial data and news company. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)It's been pretty much an open secret within Washington journalism circles that the Bloomberg News bureau is troubled. Now many of the details are memorialized in a memo that spotlights one of the capital's most curious media … Read More

Bloomberg gets its first Pulitzer

Goliath came out of the shadows Monday. Bloomberg News won its first Pulitzer for engrossing work by reporter Zachary Mider on corporate tax avoidance. His stories were cited for a “painstaking, clear and entertaining explanation of how so many U.S. corporations dodge taxes and why lawmakers and regulators have a hard time stopping them,” according to the formal … Read More

Career Beat: Javier Zarracina is graphics editor at Vox

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Alexandra Manzano is now deputy social media editor for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was social media editor at The Oregonian. (@AliManzano) Javier Zarracina is now graphics editor at Vox. Previously, he was graphics and data editor at the Los Angeles Times. (Email) Raúl Martinez is now … Read More

Bloomberg LP reshuffles editorial management

FisbowlNY Bloomberg LP has announced new changes to its editorial team, including the creation of a new "editorial management committee" composed of editor-in-chief John Micklethwait, deputy editor-in-chief Reto Gregori, and new editorial chief content officer Josh Tyrangiel, All main editors will now report directly to this committee, according to FisbowlNY. In addition, Bloomberg will physically move its digital … Read More

Career beat: Ellis Jones named editor-in-chief at Vice Magazine

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Ellis Jones is now editor-in-chief of Vice Magazine. Previously, she was executive editor there. (Politico) Jim Murphy is now vice president of morning programming at CNN. Previously, he was senior executive producer for “Early Start and “New Day.” (The Wrap) David Gura will be a reporter at … Read More

David Gura from 'Marketplace' joins Bloomberg TV

David Gura, senior reporter and substitute host for American Public Media's "Marketplace," will be a reporter at Bloomberg TV, according to a staff memo from Claudia Milne, head of U.S. television for Bloomberg. Gura will report from New York. Bloomberg has made a series of hires in recent months in a bid to build its video presence. In October, the … Read More

Career Beat: Teri Hayt named executive director at ASNE

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Dashiell Bennett will be news editor at Bloomberg Markets. Previously, he was news editor at The Atlantic. (@TheStalwart) Kate Bennett will be a gossip columnist at Politico. She is fashion editor at Washingtonian. (Email) Teri Hayt will be executive director of the American Society of News Editors. She … Read More

Mitt Romney isn't running, despite reports to the contrary

Both Bloomberg and The Daily Beast reported this morning that perennial GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was making a third run for the presidency. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg Politics published a story by "Game Change" scribe Mark Halperin titled "Why Mitt Romney Thinks He Can Win (and Jeb Bush Can't)," that indicated Romney would make an announcement Friday morning. Read More