Politics

Using Data to Decode an Unprecedented Election Cycle

“Working with numbers is a way through all the noise.” - Bloomberg Politics editor Kelly Bare
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Media Forum.

Political reporting focuses on human behavior: both the messages candidates choose and how people respond. But in this year’s unconventional election cycle, traditional coverage alone only tells part of the story. Enter Bloomberg Politics, which is forging a new, data-driven journalistic approach.

Bloomberg TV's The David Rubenstein Show

Peer to peer conversations
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com 

What makes a great leader? How can leadership be developed into a force for true achievement? The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business.

Dr. Margaret Chan & Michael Bloomberg: Political Will Needed to Win Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases

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Originally posted on WHO

Our modern way of life is a major cause of many noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Initially lifestyle diseases of industrialized countries, they have long since reached developing countries and lead to serious consequences and tremendous costs for health care systems worldwide. Above all, the implementation of sustainable solutions calls for political action.

National Geographic Channel to Host 50 Voter Registration Events and Screenings of Leonardo Dicaprio's 'BEFORE THE FLOOD' Doc at U.S Colleges

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In a release tied to National Voter Registration Day on September 27, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel has announced a dynamic new partnership with Rock the Vote and theSkimm to educate new voters about climate change ahead of this year's U.S. Presidential Election. At more than 50 college campuses nationwide, Nat Geo will host screenings of its new documentary Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio's personal journey detailing the effects of climate change on the planet. The screenings will double as voter registration events, engaging Americans to exercise their right to vote.

James Brown and the Super Bad Stakeholder Engagement

Bridge-building lessons from the Godfather of Soul
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James Brown’s life was as dynamic and complex as his music. He was a powerhouse entertainer, a troubled soul and abuser, and the Gepetto to funk’s Pinocchio.

He was also a pioneer of stakeholder engagement.

Carolyn Lochhead on the Politics of Water

Multimedia with summary

An issue that didn't come up in Monday's presidential debate, and unfortunately may not show up in subsequent debates either, is, "What are the candidates' water policies?" It is one of the most vital issues for all Americans, and for the globe, and yet it is almost never mentioned on the national political debate stage. But if you look for them, you'll find that each of the two major party candidates for president do have positions on water -- well, one has actual proposals, and the other one has a set of ill-conceived opinions that could theoretically inform policy.

Twitter and Bloomberg Media Announce Live Streaming Partnership for U.S. Presidential Debates

Press Release

Originally posted on Bloomberg Media.

U.S. Presidential and Vice Presidential debates on Twitter. The agreement is an expansion of the partnership Twitter and Bloomberg Media announced in July to stream select Bloomberg Television programs.

How Big Business Created the Politics of Anger

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Companies are not squarely to blame for the anger and frustration that have so warped this presidential primary season. Nor are they entirely innocent. The growing economic inequality that polarizes U.S. politics is not merely the inevitable result of our free-market system; it is also a consequence of the choices our business leaders make. And those choices have contributed to the anti-business attitude that both parties have embraced."

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