Bloomberg News reporter Mike Forsythe said on Twitter Tuesday he had left Bloomberg News.
I can confirm that I have left Bloomberg News. That's all I'm going to say for now. — Mike Forsythe 傅才德 (@PekingMike) November 19, 2013Forsythe was a reporter on a story about China that Bloomberg News decided not to publish. The company maintains that story and another are still active.
Bloomberg undertook an unrelated round of layoffs Monday, shrinking its arts staff in particular. Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler told employees "the company was scaling back its art coverage and eliminating the Muse brand under which it was presented," Christine Haughney reports. "It will stop covering sports matches and focus more on sports stories that intersect with business." (more...)