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Journalism Has a Gender Representation Problem. Bloomberg Is Looking for a Solution

By: Katie Hawkins-Gaar
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On one of the final days of 2018, Bloomberg News reporter Ben Bartenstein posted a 12-tweet thread that went viral.

“Half of the sources I quoted this year for @business were women,” he wrote. “That’s 337 in total, or about one a day. Unfortunately, it’s an anomaly in journalism & something I’ve failed at miserably in the past.”

Bloomberg Reporter Increases Women Quoted in Stories to 50 Percent

By: Chris Roush
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Originally posted on Talking Biz News

Ben Bartenstein, an emerging markets reporter for Bloomberg News, increased the percentage of female sources quoted in his stories to 50 percent in 2018.

The percentage was 13 percent in 2017, wrote Bartenstein in a series of tweets.

Diversity in the Newsroom: Time to Address the Elephant in the Room

By Laura Zelenko
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Research has shown over and over again that building a diverse workforce isn’t only the right thing to do, but it also gives businesses a competitive advantage. Diversity encourages innovation and creativity, enables discussions and decision-making drawing on a broad range of perspectives and helps to develop and retain versatile talent. Newsrooms globally still have a long way to go in creating and maintaining diversity, and that is a cause for concern.

Bloomberg Business of Equality Summit

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Bloomberg’s Inaugural Business of Equality summit took place on Tuesday by convening more than 400 influential business leaders, advocates and activists to discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workforce, future of equality, and what is at stake for both the economy and society at-large. The event was held at Bloomberg’s Global Headquarters in New York City.

Bloomberg Sustainable Finance Brief Provides Actionable Insights for Investors

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Originally posted on https://www.bloomberg.com/bcause/.

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