On Monday, the Trump campaign announced that it would bar Bloomberg News from its events after the media outlet said that it would not investigate its owner, presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, but would proceed with critical reporting on President Donald Trump. On 24 November, when former New York City mayor and billionaire Mike Bloomberg officially threw his hat in the ring , CNBC leaked an internal memo sent to Bloomberg News’ editorial and research staff stating that the media outlet would continue its “tradition of not investigating Mike and his family and foundation” and would extend the same courtesy to his prospective Democratic rivals. Bloomberg & His Media Were Never Independent Patrick Henningsen, a UK-based journalist and founder of 21stCenturyWire.com, says that Bloomberg News’ approach comes as no surprise since “all US mainstream outlets are geared towards partisan bias to differing degrees”. According to the journalist, “this latest escapade only goes to prove that Michael Bloomberg and his media empire were never independent” which is likely to “damage his credibility with moderates on the Left”. “It’s clear now that despite his seemingly liberal facade, Mr. Bloomberg is just another corporatist magnate seeking to buy his way into power”, he notes…. Read full this story
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