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Op-Ed: Buzzfeed testing new technology: the newspaper

BuzzFeed is well known for its focus on digital media and the Internet. In spite of its development as a serious news source, it is still regarded by many as an unreliable source by many. Its most recent publicity stunt may not help its reputation.

BuzzFeed reporter 'effectively' ejected from China: foreign media

Bejing - The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China said on Wednesday that the foreign ministry had "effectively" ejected BuzzFeed News's Beijing bureau chief from the country after declining to renew her visa.

BuzzFeed to shut French website

Paris - US news website BuzzFeed is to shut down its French version after four years online, staff told AFP on Thursday.

Netflix is making a new show about BuzzFeed reporters

Netflix is releasing a 20-episode documentary series that follows BuzzFeed News reporters as they develop their stories. The series, "Follow This," premieres July 9 on the streaming service.

Op-Ed: Can Wiki Tribune save journalism? Maybe it can.

London - Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is appalled by the state of modern news and journalism. He’s not alone, but unlike the media, he’s doing something about it. His new venture Wiki Tribune may just be the new face of news.

Why companies like Facebook and Netflix will rule TV's future

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti has a vision of the future of TV-style shows, and if it’s true, the cable TV industry should be getting nervous.

Left and right like Canada, Mexican food (and not much else) Special

Brooklyn - Americans are increasingly distrustful of brands and the companies that produce them. But to restore consumer confidence companies may need to take politics into account – and that’s tricky.

Buzzfeed terminates ad deal with Republican Party due to Trump

BuzzFeed announced Monday it is terminating a planned advertising deal with the Republican National Committee (RNC) because the Trump campaign "is directly opposed to the freedoms of our employees."

British ad watchdog raps Buzzfeed for misleading readers

London - Britain's advertising watchdog ruled Wednesday that US website Buzzfeed misled readers with an advertisement styled to look like a news story.

Op-Ed: Reaction to Justin Bieber's nude photos highlights hypocrisy

On Tuesday the Internet exploded after nude photos of Justin Bieber were published online. The photographs, taken and published without his consent drew praise, and jokes, while simultaneously showing how hypocritical social justice feminists have become.

Tabloid web startup Ratter lays off staff but wants to stay alive

San Francisco - Q: What do naked car chases, overcast skies in San Francisco, the Zodiac killer and Silicon Valley sex workers have in common?

Buzzfeed's first-ever TV ad stars cats, of course

BuzzFeed is set to air its first TV ad during the Super Bowl on February 1, Adweek reports. The stars of its debut spot? Cats of course.

BuzzFeed: Sections of Ben Carson's book were plagiarized

Several sections of a bestselling 2012 book 'authored' by renowned neurosurgeon and potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson were plagiarized from multiple sources, including an anti-socialism website, BuzzFeed has revealed.

Study: Dr. Oz recommendations wrong more than half the time

The results of a recent study of recommendations made by Dr. Mehmet Oz on television may well encourage viewers to be skeptical of the products he touts.

BuzzFeed raises another $50 million to fund expansion

BuzzFeed wants to expand, and just raised the money it needs to do so thanks to venture capitol firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Disney discussed acquiring BuzzFeed Special

Los Angeles - The Walt Disney Company expressed interest in purchasing the viral news web site BuzzFeed, however were concerned of the price.

Beyond cute cats: How BuzzFeed is reinventing itself

BuzzFeed has come a long way from cat lists.

The buzz about Savannah: charming and romantic Special

Savannah - February has been a good month for Savannah, Ga. The travel pages are buzzing about it being among the world’s best travel spots for those seeking a charming or romantic vacation destination. Visitors to Savannah couldn't agree more.

Video: 'Scientific' test — 'Drunk vs Stoned'

A guy decided to compare the results of first being drunk and then being stoned and captured it all on video. Reportedly the marijuana seen in this video was obtained and consumed legally in California, in case you are wondering.

Future of Media Preview: A Q&A with BuzzFeed’s Jonathan Perelman

In this Q&A with Jonathan Perelman, Vice President of Agency Strategy and Development at BuzzFeed, we get a teaser of what will be discussed at the March 14 Future of Media event: where content marketing will go, what makes BuzzFeed unique and more.

Digital Journal announces Future of Media event, panel to debate role of branded content

Toronto - Digital Journal Inc. announced its next Future of Media event featuring some of the most influential leaders in media and branded content. The March 14, 2013 event will feature speakers from BuzzFeed, Digiday, Globe & Mail and /newsrooms.

Hurricane Sandy: Huffington Post, Gawker, Buzzfeed websites down

The Huffington Post news website is currently experiencing an outage due to power cuts after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on Monday. Readers attempting to access the website are directed to a "status page" with a message.

BuzzFeed builds business on predicting what content will go viral Special

Machines can learn what memes will go viral, but only humans can aggregate the content effectively to create a truly social Web experience, according to Jonah Peretti, the co-founder of BuzzFeed, a meme-focused aggregator site.

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The next Future of Media event takes place March 14 in Toronto. Speakers include: Jonathan Perelman ...
The next Future of Media event takes place March 14 in Toronto. Speakers include: Jonathan Perelman, Vice President of Agency Strategy and Development for BuzzFeed; Josh Sternberg, reporter at digital media news outlet Digiday; Steve Ladurantaye, media reporter at the Globe & Mail; and Sabaa Quao, Chief Marketing Officer of Digital Journal Inc. and co-founder of /newsrooms
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