For the tenth consecutive year, FOX Broadcasting celebrated the start of the new television season with the Fall Eco-Casino Party, presented by Ford and Xfinity. Several of FOX's biggest stars appeared at the event, which was held at the Bungalow Club in Santa Monica, California, on September 8. Over the course of the evening, FOX raised $25,000 to donate to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Heal the Bay, The Nature Conservancy, and the Environmental Media Association.
At a panel discussion on the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles last week, Fox talent and executives came together with senior leadership from GLAAD for a candid conversation about the representations of the LGBT community in the media. The panel was organized by GLAAD and FOX Audience Strategy, a cross-divisional group promoting diverse voices throughout 21st Century Fox entertainment businesses.
The Report explores the company's performance during 2013, including examples of how its agencies are working with leading brands on sustainability
June 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - WPP, the leading communications services group, has published its 12th Sustainability Report. The Report explores WPP’s performance during 2013, including examples of how its agencies are working with leading brands on sustainability.
Bloomberg News covers a variety of topics dealing with sustainability including energy, natural resources and corporate sustainability. Recently, Bloomberg.com released a special report on fracking and natural gas; "America's natural gas boom came on swiftly and opened a world of questions.
(3BLMedia/Justmeans) - While we all can see that journalism is changing, yet globally, the majority of high-profile journalists and editors are still male. Although there have been considerable changes in the prospects for women working in the media in the past few decades, women are still in the minority in the top journalistic roles. Relatively few are rising to senior jobs and the pay gap between male and female journalists remains a wide one. Moreover, as women get older, it is difficult for them to retain a place in journalism.
Founder of Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg announced that he will be donating $10 million in an attempt to improve financial journalism in Africa. Bloomberg will be partnering with faculty from University of Nairobi’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Strathmore Business School in Kenya; the University of Lagos’s Department of Mass Communications and the Pan Atlantic University’s Lagos Business School in Nigeria; and the Rhodes University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies and the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa.
Partnering with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), Bloomberg employees volunteered for 6-8 weeks working high school students in the New York City area to build robots. FIRST’s mission is to “inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills.” Thirty mentors from Bloomberg hosed an intro to programming session for the twelve Bloomberg sponsored teams. Bloomberg has supported FIRST since 2004.
Barry Ritholtz discusses how a changing climate effects all aspects of the economy. He explains, "This debate is no longer about whether global warming is real (it is) or whether humans are the most likely cause (you are), but rather, some very interesting and different questions that might be more professionally relevant to finance: How is this going to affect business? What are the investing consequences? Who will be the financial winners and losers of climate change?".
Matt Winker: The Need For More Women in Journalism
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Bloomberg News editor-in-chief Matt Winkler participated in a panel discussion on women in journalism January 13th at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Winkler discussed the lack of women in newsrooms and female sources in stories.