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The Motley Fool
How Does BuzzFeed Make Money?
I'd never given much thought to how BuzzFeed, Internet purveyor of baby name quizzes and cat memes, kept its lights on until the announcement of its latest venture capital deal.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sramana Mitra on Strategy
The Buzz About BuzzFeed: Some Reflections
New York-based BuzzFeed is a content discovery platform that integrates content-driven publishing technology with social media tools.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
CNNa s Fareed Zakaria the target of new plagiarism allegations
The two anonymous media watchdogs responsible for outing BuzzFeed's Benny Johnson for plagiarism last month have brought new allegations against CNN host Fareed Zakaria .
Meet The Hitchhiking Canadian Robot and Other Fascinating News on the Web
Want to live longer? Go meet your neighbors. Recent research introduced by psychologists at the University of Michigan found that people who know and trust their neighbors are much less likely to have heart attacks .
Ben Smith on BuzzFeed's mass deletion: Part of being...
Part of BuzzFeed's challenge as it evolves into a major media entity is to somehow marry its experimental nature with its broader journalistic ambitions, and the deletion of thousands of old articles is a symbol of the tension between those two things BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith has responded to criticism of the media company's mass deletion ... (more)
Search Engine Journal
Learn From The Experts: Spotlight On SMX East 2014 Speakers [SPONSORED] by @mattsouthern
Leading search marketing conference, SMX East, is returning to New York City on September 30 through October 2 at the Jacob K Javits Center.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Morning Roundup: Amazon says publishers not "really necessary." Konrath advice
Book Rating Categories That Should Exist I need a more nuanced system to keep track of my thoughts on the books I have read.
PowerToFly Aims to Find Women Techies Jobs Wherever They Are
While there are a lot of new startups getting funding from high-profile investors, PowerToFly is a welcome development, to say the least.
BuzzFeed's Ben Smith: 'We didn't fully think...
Several months ago, roughly half a dozen early BuzzFeed writers were told to go back through their pre-2012 work and decide what they wanted to save.
Jennifer Lawrence's new boyfriend; Xtina gives birth; '90s hunk starts a religion: AM Buzz
Actor Andrew Keegan, holding a VHS copy of "10 Things I Hate About You," attends BuzzFeed's Throwback Thursday: '90s Nostalgia Night presented by Hasbro Game Night and Canon PowerShot at the Canal Room on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in New York.
Is Native Advertising an Evolution or a Mutation?
With more than 1.5 million views and 1,500 comments , the HBO talk show host's incendiary critique has torn through the Web, garnering viral praise for both its humor and scrutiny.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Wolff: How bright is BuzzFeed's future?
The Huffington Post was sold to AOL almost four years ago for $315 million. Buzzfeed, comprising key members of AOL's management group, just took a venture capital investment valuing the company at a maximum Wolff: How bright is BuzzFeed's future? The Huffington Post was sold to AOL almost four years ago for $315 million.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Editor & Publisher
One Viral Media Company That Isna t Evil, Just Misunderstood
Thirty-Nine Listicles Whose Sourcing Is Shaky at Best. One Writer Fired for Plagiarism.
The Daily Caller
Reddit's New Rules Call Out BuzzFeed For Mining Its Content
"The front page of the Internet" announced new rules earlier this week asking viral websites like BuzzFeed to give due credit to the social platform when mining it for content.
Journalists fight directive to write more stories
BuzzFeeed honcho talks about deleted posts : "[I]f you look at that era of BuzzFeed through the lens of newspaper or magazine journalism, you would say [deleting those posts] was a strange decision," Jonah Peretti tells Will Oremus .
Editor & Publisher
How USA Todaya s FTW Masters Viral Content
Two years ago, Yahoo veteran Jamie Mottram was recruited to USA Today 's sports group.
American Journalism Review
Will newspapers eventually stop using job titles like "editor" and "reporter?"
Capital New York * One of Gawker Media's own sites - Jezebel - criticized the company for not being aggressive enough against anonymous commenters posting violent videos on Jezebel.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Obama Getting 'Fancy' With His Words Goes Viral
YouTube channel baracksdubs, known for mashing up the President's speeches into popular songs, has taken on the popular Iggy Azalea rap in its latest video.
Buzzfeed and online news: Which media company are you?
WHEN Arianna Huffington sold her online-news firm for $315m in 2011, people gawked at the price tag.