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BuzzFeed is a news and entertainment website that mixes original reporting, user-generated work, and aggregation. The site is driven by social media as a source for finding what material is likely to become popular, and finding the best online channels on which to distribute it. BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti, a co-founder…

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Joseph Lichterman    July 22, 2014
The site known for social media and tech coverage has hired nearly 30 more editorial staffers since October and, like BuzzFeed before it, is expanding into more general interest news.
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Caroline O'Donovan    July 8, 2014
“We’re always navigating information and culture by way of these mechanisms, and every mechanism has a built in notion of what it’s trying to accomplish.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    July 1, 2014
Gawker wants to turn internal chat into external content. In a weird way, it’s the apotheosis of Nick Denton’s publishing dream.
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Joshua Benton    June 12, 2014
Maybe it’s not quite as big a change as the rise of the web — but the rise of the smartphone deserves to be in the conversation. And traditional news companies are falling behind.
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Caroline O'Donovan    June 10, 2014
The BBC is on WhatsApp, WeChat, BBM, and Mxit, doing reporting and reaching new audiences. Can news organizations scale chat apps up from one-to-one to one-to-many?
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Joseph Lichterman    June 10, 2014
Only a few months old, the chat app has gotten major uptake in digitally savvy newsrooms. Death to email!
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Joseph Lichterman    April 30, 2014
A small team at NPR was given six weeks of development resources to build an analytics dashboard.
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Caroline O'Donovan    April 8, 2014
Some want to find juicy gossip, others want to surface juicy emotions — either way, there’s value for publishers in popular apps Whisper and Secret.
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Mark Coddington    March 21, 2014
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