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Articles tagged election coverage (14)

“If we could start to really connect people around story ideas before they’re reported, in a way that makes sense and is using technology in a savvy way and make it efficient to do, we would be really interested in doing that.” Caroline O'Donovan
“This isn’t about competition for us at Tumblr — we just want to tell good stories and get them out to as many people as possible.” Justin Ellis
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Obama for America becomes the first political group to experiment with BuzzFeed’s new approach to advertising.
The news outlet’s first API offers up poll results as well as detailed methodology data.
With traditional media facing scandal and a loss of trust, a new generation of digital-only news organizations is trying to fill the void.
Con medios de comunicación tradicionales enfrentando cuestionamientos y pérdida de credibilidad, una nueva generación de sitios noticiosos exclusivamente digitales está tratando de llenar el vacío.
NBC News and Newsweek/Daily Beast are just the latest to show that election coverage is bigger than any one newsroom, company, or brand.
The site is less a companion to TV programming than a freestanding outlet, connected to the news operation rather than any one show. Justin Ellis
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