The "Made in NY" Media Center, a creative space for filmmakers and entrepreneurs, opens today in Brooklyn. When Katherine Oliver took over the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in 2002, it was powered by typewriters. Here's how she breathed new life into the city's entertainment industry.
Bloomberg is a sprawling, billion-dollar enterprise, which creates a distinct problem if you're trying to explain what the company actually does. They do lots of things, ranging from law research to sports research for team managers to, of course, stock-market data crunching. "Many people have a single association with Bloomberg, as a wire service of a market-data provider," says Jen Walsh, Bloomberg's head of digital marketing. "We wanted our website to shine a light on other aspects of the business."