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Bloomberg expands DE&I coverage with dedicated equality vertical

Digiday 12 May 2021 04:01
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May 12, 2021 by Sara Guaglione

Bloomberg is expanding its business coverage of race, gender, diversity, and fairness within governments, companies, and societies with a new vertical called Equality — and a dedicated hub on its website.

In addition to serving as a focal point for Bloomberg’s broader equality coverage, the new vertical will feature original journalism, such as data-based projects tracking the race and gender breakdown of companies’ employees as well as racial and ethnic disparities in vaccine distribution across the U.S., according to Jacqueline Simmons, senior executive editor for the Americas at Bloomberg News. Cisco is among Bloomberg Equality’s launch partners with an ad spend that spans its first year. Bloomberg did not share the financial details of their agreement.

Bloomberg Equality will publish quarterly briefings, revamp and continue its weekly newsletter and populate special sections in the Businessweek magazine. It will also add a new season to its “Pay Check” podcast hosted by Simmons and contribute coverage and programming across Bloomberg products, including Bloomberg TV and Quicktake. That’s already included a four-part video series on Quicktake called “Then This Happened,” exploring how policy choices have affected people at historical moments.

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