New York officials reportedly looking into Bloomberg reporters' access to information

The Wall Street Journal

People "familiar with the inquiries" tell Katy Burne "Officials in the New York Attorney General's investor protection unit in recent weeks have queried Bloomberg about reporters' knowledge of terminal subscribers' activities."



Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler apologized in May after the New York Post reported that Bloomberg client Goldman Sachs had complained about reporters' access to data from the company's financial terminals.



Previously: Bloomberg cuts off its journalists’ access to customer records | Bloomberg News EIC on reporters having access to proprietary data: ‘The error is inexcusable’ | Bloomberg Reporters’ Practices Become Crucial Issue for Company (The New York Times)

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