Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Vox’s video about Chechen leader accused of torturing gay people is being spammed with dislikes
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Ben Smith (18)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
Big American and British news companies see India as part of their growth strategies. But local media startups are finding the advantages of knowing the territory.
BuzzFeed has figured out how to make content go viral. Can it figure out how to build community and reach younger audiences with podcasting?
Launching today, BuzzFeed’s news app prioritizes notifications while providing stories from both BuzzFeed and other outlets.
The viral masters aren’t just interested in pushing its U.S. model overseas: “The idea is that we want international offices to start being not just satellite offices, but being centers of gravity themselves.”
“Our lists and quizzes, many of them focused on what it’s like to live one life or another, had mostly not been about growing up or being Latino.”
Stacy-Marie Ishmael, coming from the FT, will join Noah Chestnut on the new, newsroom-integrated team. Caroline O'Donovan
With a new round of investment from Andreessen Horowitz, the viral giant aims to get even bigger. One step down that path: making it more clear to readers what kinds of content BuzzFeed really offers.
Ben Smith says it will be a guide through the noise of news in social media, and that journalists should realize they’re “part of a collaborative project with other news outlets.”