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Buzzfeed Editor Has Term Coined After Him

Buzzfeed Editor Has Term Coined After Him

Ben Smith, editor in chief of Buzzfeed, has now had a term coined after him. To most people, "BenSmithing" is when an article is written that deals with a Democratic Party scandal, but with the main goal of dismissing the issue at hand. To BuzzFeed colleagues, however, the term is a catchall for [Full Story…]

A Look at Buzzfeed Founder Jonah Peretti

A Look at Buzzfeed Founder Jonah Peretti

In a recent profile of NY-based Buzzfeed founder Jonah Peretti, BetaBeat takes a look at the personable and energetic "nerd-king," whose sudden fame originated from a pair of Nikes he had embroided with the word 'sweatshop.' “I didn’t really know anything about the sweatshop issue, but I ended up on [Full Story…]

Buzzfeed Adding Original Content

Buzzfeed Adding Original Content

NY journalist Ben Smith of Politico has just joined the roster at Buzzfeed as its new Editor-in-Chief. His goal is to help the company become a social media news entity, while still making weekly contributions for content at his political/media focused blog at Politico. According to FishbowlNY, [Full Story…]