Bloomberg agency again convicted of fraud

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — For the second time in a week, the American agency Bloomberg was convicted of falsifying data on Russia.

This time, the Russian embassy in the United States criticized an article that says about a sharp decrease in the rating of confidence in the president of the Russian Federation To Vladimir Putin.

According to VTsIOM, these figures are two and a half times higher than those given. The diplomatic mission called the article disrespectful to readers. Diplomats called on Bloomberg to apologize and provide reliable data.

“There is a lasting impression that articles in Bloomberg are written to promote fake graphs and create stable false visual images about the“ negative dynamics ”in Russia. This time, the object of fraud was the“ rating ”of President Vladimir Putin. We call for professionalism and objectivity, post real confidence indicators and apologize to their audience for another misinformation,” the embassy said on a Facebook page.

Earlier this week, Bloomberg already published inaccurate information on the number of hospital beds in Russia. Then, the author of the article, instead of data for Russia, gave statistics on the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, also for 2013. The Russian embassy in the United States demanded an apology from the agency, and Bloomberg corrected the material.


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