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  1. Argentine team visiting N.Y. in last effort to avoid defaultRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... home values called "Zestimates," reported 83 million unique users in June, ranking above Web sites such as Buzzfeed and Pandora. Trulia had 54 million users. a- Southwest Airlines may have to pay one of the largest fines in Federal Aviation ...

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  2. BuzzFeed Editor Fired After 41 Instances Of Plagiarism FoundRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    The results of BuzzFeed's internal review are back and they aren't pretty. In a post entitled "An Apology to Our Readers" , BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith disclosed that after reviewing 500 posts from one of BuzzFeed's leading reporters, Benny Johnson, Smith and others discovered "41 instances of sentences or phrases copied word for word from ... (more)

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  3. BuzzFeed Video Is Trying to Change the Definition of Branded ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Adweek

    ... create that piece of content that speaks to somebody about they're going through, it's going to resonate better," BuzzFeed's gm of video Jonathan Perelman said. And, to grow into an even more dominatnt force, BuzzFeed is staffing up. Perelman just ...

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  4. Buzzfeed dismisses political editor over plagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The First Post

    Buzzfeed.com, the irreverent news and entertainment website, has been forced to dismiss one of its most prolific writers after an investigation into allegations of plagiarism identified "41 instances of sentences or phrases copied from other sources".

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  5. Kidnapped Israeli Teens Killed by 'Lone Cell'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    ... for kidnap of three teens, they've now admitted killers were acting as 'lone cell,'" reports Sheera Frenkel of BuzzFeed. After talking to Israel Police Foreign Press Spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld, Jon Donnison of the BBC reported, "men who killed three ...

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  6. NYT will take pot questions at 4:20 todayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Poynter Online

    BuzzFeed fired Benny Johnson for plagiarism : "After carefully reviewing more than 500 of Benny's posts, we have found 41 instances of sentences or phrases copied word for word from other sites," BuzzFeed EIC Ben Smith wrote Friday night.

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  7. Morning Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism | Palin Launches ChannelRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | FishBowl

    BuzzFeed Fires Staffer for 40 Instances of Plagiarism It looks like the magic number was 40. BuzzFeed has decided to fire its viral politics editor, Benny Johnson, after finding that many instances of plagiarism in his work.

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  8. The Contents of This Column Are Possibly Accurate: Opening LineRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    When we have finally killed off most of the real, reliable journalism, when only a handful of the most legitimate news outlets remain and the rest of us are reduced to reading listicles for free as long as we endure the advertising, this is what we're going to be left with: BuzzFeed: "41 Scandalous Editors Notes."

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  9. Justin Bieber Teases 11 New Hits on Instagram, Fans Expect New Album [Listen to Audio Clips]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    ... or title. The singer just panned the camera through the studio soundboard along to the beat of the song. Buzzfeed described each of the clips one by one. The Web site described one clip as an acoustic about destiny and the other clip tells that ...

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  10. BuzzFeed's viral politics editor fired for plagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WFTV Orlando

    Late Friday BuzzFeed announced it was firing its Viral Politics editor Benny Johnson for plagiarism.

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  11. The ravages of BuzzFeeda s Benny JohnsonRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    Perhaps former BuzzFeed "viral politics" staffer Benny Johnson should have asked himself the question he posted to the site's readers in May: " How Well Do You Know Basic U.S. Politics? " BuzzFeed takes its responsibility to readers very seriously, and plagiarism is a major breach of that responsibility.

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  12. Shake Shack, Times Square and a sunset over Manhattan: Man says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    ... favorite sites in New York City including Times Square 'The vet has given him a couple of months,' Mr Garcia told Buzzfeed . 'So I decided not to sit and cry but to make the moments together matter and decided to take him to every one of my favorite ...

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  13. on Target when looking for best dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... sale-sleuthing skills, stingy shoppers like me can plan an attack and bum rush the bargains. Social news website Buzzfeed.com claims to have hit Target's price code strategy and sales schedule right in the bull's-eye. Last month, a list of 16 secret ...

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  14. BuzzFeed Fires Editor over Serial Plagiarism ScandalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Breitbart.com

    UPDATE: BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith has announced Johnson's termination, stating that a review of over 500 posts unearthed 40 instances of plagiarism.

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  15. BuzzFeed fires political editor for plagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | New York Daily News

    BuzzFeed political editor Benny Johnson, seen here appearing on MSNBC, was fired late Friday night for plagiarism, the social media site announced.

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  16. Be on Target when looking for best dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... sale-sleuthing skills, stingy shoppers like me can plan an attack and bum rush the bargains. Social news website Buzzfeed.com claims to have hit Target's price code strategy and sales schedule right in the bull's-eye. Last month, a list of 16 secret ...

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  17. Buzzenfreude and PlagiarismRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Slate

    It started, as so many few things start, with an argument about socks. Buzzfeed's viral politics editor, Benny Johnson, had asked former President George H.W. Bush for advice on stylish ankle-concealing garments.

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  18. A History of TMZ and Other Fascinating News on the WebRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Time

    ... a finer, more esoteric calculus - and one in which celebrities and their publicists have come to live in fear." Buzzfeed's Anne Helen Petersen on the down and dirty history of TMZ . (I know. You don't read Buzzfeed either.) In 1995, seven percent of ...

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  19. Buzzfeed Writer Charged with Plagiarism, Defended as 'One of the Web's Deeply Original Writers'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Stranger

    The blog Our Bad Media yesterday charged Buzzfeed political writer Benny Johnson with three counts of plagiarism, alleging that Johnson lifted information for three articles from sources like Wikipedia, U.S. News & World Report , and Yahoo! Answers and republished the passages as his own.

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  20. Must-reads of the weekRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... on the Internet, here are your can't-miss must-reads of the past week: The down and dirty history of TMZ (BuzzFeed) - "TMZ's real engine - what defines its mission, what legitimizes it and sets it apart - is a unique and controversial mix of scandal ...

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