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Bloomberg News Matthew Winkler Michael Micklethwait

Steps down as Bloomberg editor in chief

10 Dec, 2014

Winkler becomes editor-in-chief emeritus and is replaced in the top role by Economist editor-in-chief Micklethwaite, as Bloomberg moves beyond its original target audience of Wall Street to become a more general newswire, and looks to unify its properties including real-time news, magazines, and digital. Bloomberg memo:

I have always believed that organizations benefit from internal change. [Micklethwait’s arrival] will give us the chance to unify the editorial side of our company