Bloomberg not investigated by his own news service

With boss running for president, Bloomberg News sets rules, won’t probe him or Democratic rivals

With Michael Bloomberg now running for president, the news service that bears his name said Sunday it will not “investigate” him or any of his Democratic rivals, and Bloomberg Opinion will no longer run unsigned editorials.

Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait announced the new rules in a note to his news organization’s 2,700 journalists and analysts Sunday, shortly after the former New York City mayor announced his candidacy.

“There is no point in trying to claim that covering this presidential campaign will be easy for a newsroom that has built up its reputation for independence in part by not writing about ourselves,” Micklethwait wrote.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/11/25/business/corporate-business/boss-running-president-bloomberg-news-sets-rules-wont-probe-democratic-rivals/

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