Bloomberg Poaches Economist Editor, Editor-In-Chief Matt Winkler Is Going 'Emeritus'


Matthew Winkler

Reuters/ Jonathan Ernst

A titan of the journalism industry is stepping down as editor-in-chief.


Matthew Winkler, formerly editor-in-chief of Bloomberg, is shifting his role. He will be editor in chief emeritus, whatever that is.

He is being replaced by John Micklethwait, editor of the Economist.

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Winkler founded Bloomberg News in 1990. Since then, it has grown to be one of the largest news organizations in the world with reporters pretty much everywhere.