Conflict puts newswires on overdrive

Lee Miller, head of Bloomberg News Development, said Bloomberg readership for the first three weeks of March was at a record level, about double that from a year ago. "We’re seeing high readership of each update in war stories. Usually, readership of each update tails off significantly, but in recent times the declines have been less severe, as our users rely on us to provide the latest news".

Reuters responded to the increased need for its services last week by launching an Iraq conflict new