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Global Marketers Say Their Mandate Is to Simplify, Evolve and ‘Cut Through the Bullshit’

When ad and marketing industry leaders get together at major conferences to talk about simplifying the business while also insisting everything needs to happen faster—including change—it's easy to point out the seeming contradiction in what they say.

Fortune Reports on Bloomberg’s ‘Identity Crisis’

Just two weeks after the New York Times detailed some “troubling developments” at Bloomberg L.P.—including a softening of terminal sales and a recent controversy over a Bloomberg News article being pulled for fear of endangering the company&r

Bloomberg LP Launches Franchise in Unusual Collaboration

Bloomberg LP is launching a new franchise that involves an unprecedented amount of collaboration between its business units. The Year Ahead: 2014, a primer for CEOs, will involve 10 platforms across the company producing a special issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, a two-day conference in Chicago, an online research tool and TV and radio content. 

Time Inc.’s New Chief Content Officer Says Editors, Publishers Need to Work Together

Time Inc. has appointed a new chief content officer while eliminating the role of editor in chief, with a major difference being that editors will now report to their business unit heads rather than an editorial executive.

Justin Smith Sets Bloomberg’s Priorities

It's been pretty quiet since Justin Smith started as CEO of the Bloomberg Media Group Sept. 18. But today, he sent around a memo announcing a “hundred-day strategy process” to chart the company’s course for growth for the next few years.

Bloomberg LP Poaches Atlantic Media’s Justin Smith

Bloomberg LP has made another big raid on old media again, poaching Justin Smith from the Atlantic Media Co. to be global media CEO.

Financial Times Turns 125

The Financial Times marks its 125th anniversary today, and, befitting the challenges facing newspapers today, the celebration will have practical elements.

Tightening on the Beltway

Two years ago, while other markets were slashing staffs and closing papers, Washington, D.C., media players were swelling their ranks. Bloomberg LP hired aggressively to build its expensive subscription news and data service, Bloomberg Government, and paid $990 million for BNA, a legal, tax, regulatory and environmental news and info service to bolster it.

National Journal Pivots

The Atlantic Media Co.’s National Journal Group has been focusing on retooling its pricey membership services for Beltway insiders in an intensifying battle with Bloomberg LP, Politico and The Economist Group for the D.C. market.

Bloomberg Pays Economist Group Over Security Breach

Bloomberg has paid the Economist Group an unspecified amount to compensate the latter for unauthorized access by former CQ Roll Call employees now working at Bloomberg, according to an unusual joint statement this morning.