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October 21, 2014: Jen Lewis has been named social web artist at BuzzFeed. She had been an artist there. (SocialTimes)

October 21, 2014: Adam Ellis has been named social web artist at BuzzFeed. He had been an artist there. (SocialTimes)

October 21, 2014: Matt Bellassai has been named social web writer at BuzzFeed. He had been a writer there. (SocialTimes)

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Morning Media Newsfeed: Ben Bradlee Dies at 93 | Pew Finds Partisan News Consumption - Posted 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Ben Bradlee Dies at 93 | Pew Finds Partisan News Consumption - Posted 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Can BuzzFeed Be Trusted? - Posted 2 days, 12 hours ago
BuzzFeed, the social publisher that built its name on listicles and quizzes, has been trying to become a serious news source. In recent memory, BuzzFeed has: Hired ... [SocialTimes.com]

Can BuzzFeed Be Trusted? - Posted 2 days, 12 hours ago
BuzzFeed, the social publisher that built its name on listicles and quizzes, has been trying to become a serious news source. In recent memory, BuzzFeed has: Hired ... [AllFacebook]

No One Trusts BuzzFeed - Posted 2 days, 14 hours ago
Another interesting tidbit from that massive Pew Research Center study we mentioned this morning is that no one seems to trust BuzzFeeed [insert LOL and/or :( here]. The site was the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No One Trusts BuzzFeed - Posted 2 days, 14 hours ago
Another interesting tidbit from that massive Pew Research Center study we mentioned this morning is that no one seems to trust BuzzFeeed [insert LOL and/or :( here]. The site was the ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's Social Division Makes New Hires - Posted 2 days, 14 hours ago
BuzzFeed Distributed, a new social division of the publisher, is gearing up for its official launch with several new hires. The division, which will officially launch in the next few months, is a team dedicated to creating social content for a variety of emerging platforms like Vine, Snapchat and Instagram. BuzzFeed... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Vet Alan Duke Jumps to Radar Online - Posted 2 days, 15 hours ago
For the past five and a half years, for all but one month, Alan Duke's byline has been the number one desktop-views attraction at CNN Digital. During that one month in question, Duke went on vacation for three weeks. More specifically, for the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Vet Alan Duke Jumps to Radar Online - Posted 2 days, 15 hours ago
For the past five and a half years, for all but one month, Alan Duke's byline has been the number one desktop-views attraction at CNN Digital. During that one month in question, Duke went on vacation for three weeks. More specifically, for the... [FishbowlNY]

Is BuzzFeed Really America's 'Least Trusted' News Source? - Posted 2 days, 16 hours ago
The study that has everyone's attention in the media world today concerns trust and political ideology. Depending on your affiliation and your favorite outlets, the extensive Pew Research Journalism Project survey could be seen as either a good or bad thing: more American readers of various political pers... [PRNewser]

Facebook to DEA: Real-Name Policy Applies to Law-Enforcement Agencies, Too - Posted 3 days, 17 hours ago
Facebook admonished the Drug Enforcement Administration for violating its ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cuts Hit CNN, HLN | Nielsen Revision Puts Nightly News on Top - Posted October 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Cuts Hit CNN, HLN | Nielsen Revision Puts Nightly News on Top - Posted October 15, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Tech Firms Offer Egg Freezing | Google Takes on Amazon - Posted October 15, 2014
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BuzzFeed Promotes PR Lead to Chief of Staff/Advisory Role - Posted October 14, 2014
Want to know what it's like to work for BuzzFeed? Today, the media company promoted Ashley McCollum (follow her on Twitter) from head of PR to a chief staffing and "advisor to the executive team" role while also naming Dao Nguy... [PRNewser]

Wired Adds Associate Publisher, BuzzFeed Promotes Nguyen - Posted October 14, 2014
A couple Revolving Door items for you this morning, involving Wired and BuzzFeed. Details are below. Wired has named Doug Grinspan associate publisher. Grinspan most recently worked at Say Media as VP and US sales and strategic partnerships. He starts October 20. BuzzFeed has promoted Dao Nguyen... [GalleyCat]

HuffPost Continues to Dominate Facebook Interactions, Shares Among Publishers - Posted October 10, 2014
The Huffington Post continued its reign atop the lists of ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rowe Sets Records for CNN | Morgan Slams Cooper, AC 360 - Posted October 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Rowe Sets Records for CNN | Morgan Slams Cooper, AC 360 - Posted October 10, 2014
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Facebook Changed ... And You Won't Believe What Happened! - Posted October 9, 2014
I am usually the first one to point out when Facebook goes off the rails or just does something pointless and stupid. So to be fair to the big enchilada of social media, I have to give it some props for making a move in the right direction and doing its... [AllFacebook]

New School Media Lightly Disses Old School Media at Vanity Fair Event - Posted October 8, 2014
Here's a fun one: at today's Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, three leaders of the "new school" media had some things to say about the old folks: How wrong are Kara Swisher and Shane Smith, though? David Carr knows because he covers this sort of thing for a living. BuzzFeed's ... [PRNewser]

Facebook PMD SocialFlow Bolsters Publishers Product - Posted September 24, 2014
SocialFlow, a Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Three Breasts, Half a Million Page Views - Posted September 22, 2014
Today's BuzzFeed item by Alan White is just the beginning. By the end of the week, a Florida woman aiming to chest-butt instant, inane 21st century fame will have reportedly graced the sets of Inside Edition, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Three Breasts, Half a Million Page Views - Posted September 22, 2014
Today's BuzzFeed item by Alan White is just the beginning. By the end of the week, a Florida woman aiming to chest-butt instant, inane 21st century fame will have reportedly graced the sets of Inside Edition, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AJA Countersues Gore | Time Inc. Guild Talks Break Down - Posted September 22, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AJA Countersues Gore | Time Inc. Guild Talks Break Down - Posted September 22, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Stars | Twitpic Purchased - Posted September 19, 2014
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Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy - Posted September 18, 2014
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in ... [Lost Remote]

Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy - Posted September 18, 2014
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Adds Hayes Brown, Defense One Adds Two - Posted September 10, 2014
A few Revolving Door items for you this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Atlantic's national security site, Defense One. Details are below. BuzzFeed has hired Hayes Brown as foreign news editor and reporter. Brown comes to the site from ThinkProgress, where he most recently served as editor of its World vertical. Before... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds Hayes Brown, Defense One Adds Two - Posted September 10, 2014
A few Revolving Door items for you this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Atlantic's national security site, Defense One. Details are below. BuzzFeed has hired Hayes Brown as foreign news editor and reporter. Brown comes to the site from ThinkProgress, where he most recently served as editor of its World vertical. Before... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
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BuzzFeed HR Exec: 'You Can't Have an Ego Here' - Posted August 28, 2014
The latest installment of Cosmopolitan's "Interview Insider" is most apt, since it relates to a media company that has - per the interview subject - 'hired a new employee every day for months.' ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed HR Exec: 'You Can't Have an Ego Here' - Posted August 28, 2014
The latest installment of Cosmopolitan's "Interview Insider" is most apt, since it relates to a media company that has - per the interview subject - 'hired a new employee every day for months.' ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Signs Off World News | Freed Journalist Arrives in U.S. - Posted August 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Signs Off World News | Freed Journalist Arrives in U.S. - Posted August 28, 2014
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BuzzFeed and HuffPost Add to Teams - Posted August 27, 2014
A couple Revolving Door items for you this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post. Details are below. BuzzFeed has hired Noah Chestnut as news app product lead. He most recently served as director of labs at The New Republic. Capital New York ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed and HuffPost Add to Teams - Posted August 27, 2014
A couple Revolving Door items for you this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post. Details are below. BuzzFeed has hired Noah Chestnut as news app product lead. He most recently served as director of labs at The New Republic. Capital New York ... [FishbowlNY]

Greg Coleman Talks BuzzFeed - Posted August 27, 2014
Greg Coleman, the new president of BuzzFeed, has an interesting way of talking about the company. In an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Greg Coleman Talks BuzzFeed - Posted August 27, 2014
Greg Coleman, the new president of BuzzFeed, has an interesting way of talking about the company. In an ... [FishbowlNY]

Anonymous Website Group Claims to Have Outed Nikki Finke - Posted August 27, 2014
A turbulent week of media coverage for Nikki Finke just got a whole lot more turbulent. Following pieces by BuzzFeed's Kate Aurthur and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anonymous Website Group Claims to Have Outed Nikki Finke - Posted August 27, 2014
A turbulent week of media coverage for Nikki Finke just got a whole lot more turbulent. Following pieces by BuzzFeed's Kate Aurthur and ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Writer Puts the Lust in Listicle - Posted August 22, 2014
Matt Ortile, who works in editorial development at BuzzFeed and helps run the company's Filipino-focused Twitter feed, pronounces his last name "or-TEE-lay." And on this summer TGIF... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Writer Puts the Lust in Listicle - Posted August 22, 2014
Matt Ortile, who works in editorial development at BuzzFeed and helps run the company's Filipino-focused Twitter feed, pronounces his last name "or-TEE-lay." And on this summer TGIF... [FishbowlNY]

Getting To Know BuzzFeed's Latino News Team - Posted August 19, 2014
On the heels of accepting a special award at the 2014 convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), BuzzFeed editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Getting To Know BuzzFeed's Latino News Team - Posted August 19, 2014
On the heels of accepting a special award at the 2014 convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), BuzzFeed editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Favorites | Facebook Satire Tags - Posted August 18, 2014
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BuzzFeed Deletes Archives That Made It a Viral Success - Posted August 15, 2014
BuzzFeed has been a massive success as a new media company. Indeed, the company was recently valued at $850 million after a $50 million round of funding, according to anonymous sources cited by The New... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Shocking Effect on Upworthy Will Blow Your Mind - Posted August 15, 2014
Facebook, as you've probably seen, has been a boon to viral sharing site Upworthy. But has the Facebook News Feed algorithm now shifted against it? What happens next you have to see to believe. WhoIsHostingThis.com compiled an interesting infographic illustrating the history of the Facebook... [AllFacebook]

Clickhole vs. BuzzFeed: Can You Tell the Difference? - Posted August 15, 2014
Clickhole, The Onion's clickbait satire site, seems to be having an identity crisis. As The Guardian points out, a recent listicle entitled "... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Attempts to Explain Why 4,000 Posts Were Deleted - Posted August 15, 2014
Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed's CEO, has a non-explanation explanation for why his site secretly deleted more than 4,000 posts. In an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Attempts to Explain Why 4,000 Posts Were Deleted - Posted August 15, 2014
Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed's CEO, has a non-explanation explanation for why his site secretly deleted more than 4,000 posts. In an ... [FishbowlNY]

Reddit Announces 'Pressiquette' Guidelines for Journalists - Posted August 13, 2014
Reddit now has guidelines for journalists who wants to source, link, quote or use its public forum for news content. Want to use an image or source a Redditor? You'll need to get permission. You now need to get permission for use and attribution: I... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Deleted More Than 4,000 Posts - Posted August 13, 2014
The editors of BuzzFeed have some (more) explaining to do. According to Gawker, more than 4,000 posts were deleted from the site in late April, which is -- at the very least -- odd. Especially for a site that keeps te... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Deleted More Than 4,000 Posts - Posted August 13, 2014
The editors of BuzzFeed have some (more) explaining to do. According to Gawker, more than 4,000 posts were deleted from the site in late April, which is -- at the very least -- odd. Especially for a site that keeps te... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Chopper Crash Injures NYT Reporter | Tribune Media Profits Up - Posted August 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Chopper Crash Injures NYT Reporter | Tribune Media Profits Up - Posted August 13, 2014
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BuzzFeed Has Big Plans - Posted August 11, 2014
BuzzFeed just closed a $50 million investment from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, so you know what that means -- big plans! This is because you can't get that much money from an investor and reply, "Right, well, thanks for this, but we're just going to keep doing what we're doing." In... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Has Big Plans - Posted August 11, 2014
BuzzFeed just closed a $50 million investment from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, so you know what that means -- big plans! This is because you can't get that much money from an investor and reply, "Right, well, thanks for this, but we're just going to keep doing what we're doing." In... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Scores Investment | Facebook Messenger - Posted August 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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Greg Coleman Named President of BuzzFeed - Posted August 5, 2014
Greg Coleman, former president of The Huffington Post, has been named the new president of BuzzFeed. Coleman most recently served as president of the advertising tech company Criteo. Coleman will also hold a seat on BuzzFeed's board. "Social, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Greg Coleman Named President of BuzzFeed - Posted August 5, 2014
Greg Coleman, former president of The Huffington Post, has been named the new president of BuzzFeed. Coleman most recently served as president of the advertising tech company Criteo. Coleman will also hold a seat on BuzzFeed's board. "Social, ... [FishbowlNY]

Greg Coleman Named President of BuzzFeed - Posted August 5, 2014
Greg Coleman, former president of The Huffington Post, has been named the new president of BuzzFeed. Coleman most recently served as president of the advertising tech company Criteo. Coleman will also hold a seat on BuzzFeed's board. "Social, ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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Don't Buzz Me, Bro: Another Major Plagiarist Bites the Dust - Posted July 28, 2014
Why yes. He did go too far. In what has to be one of the worst trends in journalism today, another national reporter has been fired for plagiarism. This time, it was BuzzFeed's "Viral Politics" guy Benny Johnson... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism | Palin Launches Channel - Posted July 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism | Palin Launches Channel - Posted July 28, 2014
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BuzzFeed Fires Staffer for 40 Instances of Plagiarism - Posted July 26, 2014
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. In a note ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Fires Staffer for 40 Instances of Plagiarism - Posted July 26, 2014
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. In a note ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed is Totally Cool with Plagiarism [Updated] - Posted July 25, 2014
According to Gawker, BuzzFeed's viral politics editor Benny Johnson was caught plagiarizing material three different times. To make matters worse, Johnson copied material from Yahoo! Answers of all places. You would think this would warrant s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed is Totally Cool with Plagiarism [Updated] - Posted July 25, 2014
According to Gawker, BuzzFeed's viral politics editor Benny Johnson was caught plagiarizing material three different times. To make matters worse, Johnson copied material from Yahoo! Answers of all places. You would think this would warrant s... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
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BuzzFeed Adds to Investigative Team, WSJ Designer Departs - Posted July 23, 2014
A couple Revolving Door items this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Wall Street Journal. Details are below. Kendall Taggart is joining BuzzFeed as an investigative data journalist. She comes to BuzzFeed from the Center for Investigative Reporting, where she created the America's Worst Charities series, winner of the 2013 Barlett & Steele... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds to Investigative Team, WSJ Designer Departs - Posted July 23, 2014
A couple Revolving Door items this afternoon, involving BuzzFeed and The Wall Street Journal. Details are below. Kendall Taggart is joining BuzzFeed as an investigative data journalist. She comes to BuzzFeed from the Center for Investigative Reporting, where she created the America's Worst Charities series, winner of the 2013 Barlett & Steele... [FishbowlNY]

Urban Outfitters (Again) Pulls Ganesh Products After Offending Hindus - Posted July 14, 2014
Another day, another retailer offending members of a major religion by co-opting one of its most revered symbols. Unlike the recent case of designer Roberto Cavalli and a design that just happened ... [PRNewser]

Native Ads Beat Out Content from BuzzFeed, Mommy Blogs, Fox News - Posted July 11, 2014
A third of the way through Contently co-founder Shane Snow's appearance today on Bloomberg TV's Market Makers alongside Advertising Age's Michael Sebastian, details were shared about the online media world's version of the Pepsi Challenge..... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Native Ads Beat Out Content from BuzzFeed, Mommy Blogs, Fox News - Posted July 11, 2014
A third of the way through Contently co-founder Shane Snow's appearance today on Bloomberg TV's Market Makers alongside Advertising Age's Michael Sebastian, details were shared about the online media world's version of the Pepsi Challenge..... [FishbowlNY]

The Huffington Post Tops Facebook Publishers In June - Posted July 10, 2014
The Huffington Post was the top ... [Lost Remote]

The Huffington Post Tops Facebook Publishers In June - Posted July 10, 2014
The Huffington Post was the top ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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RAPP Tells BuzzFeed Why It Is the Coolest Place to Work - Posted July 7, 2014
We know very little about what it's like to work for RAPP, the New York-based agency with a digital data focus. However, after scrolling through this ... [AgencySpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Unveils Fire Phone | Carney's Final Briefing - Posted June 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Unveils Fire Phone | Carney's Final Briefing - Posted June 19, 2014
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Coldwell Banker, BuzzFeed Pair Up for Sponsored Content Series - Posted June 17, 2014
A couple of weeks ago, a BuzzFeed listicle that looked a whole lot like a paid placement for Target inspired a bunch of journalists on Twitter to as... [PRNewser]

Kim Kardashian Breastfeeds the Media - Posted June 17, 2014
Who needs The Onion's ClickHole when BuzzFeed gives you things like this? Below the headline "Kim Kardashian's Boobs Take North West For A Walk," writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kim Kardashian Breastfeeds the Media - Posted June 17, 2014
Who needs The Onion's ClickHole when BuzzFeed gives you things like this? Below the headline "Kim Kardashian's Boobs Take North West For A Walk," writer ... [FishbowlNY]

Welcome Back, Justine Sacco - Posted June 17, 2014
Dating app Hot or Not received a lukewarm mention on BuzzFeed this morning, with writer Peter Lauria describing the product as "once massively popular, cruel, and addictive"; his ve... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Departed BuzzFeed COO Joins MailOnline - Posted June 15, 2014
Some big media boardroom news today via Re/code's Peter Kafka. Jon Steinberg, the recent and former president-COO of BuzzFeed, has jumped to one of the very few other American websites that can rival ... [GalleyCat]

Departed BuzzFeed COO Joins MailOnline - Posted June 15, 2014
Some big media boardroom news today via Re/code's Peter Kafka. Jon Steinberg, the recent and former president-COO of BuzzFeed, has jumped to one of the very few other American websites that can rival ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Departed BuzzFeed COO Joins MailOnline - Posted June 15, 2014
Some big media boardroom news today via Re/code's Peter Kafka. Jon Steinberg, the recent and former president-COO of BuzzFeed, has jumped to one of the very few other American websites that can rival ... [FishbowlNY]

Buzzfeed + Cats = Perfect Recipe for a Viral Video - Posted June 13, 2014
Cat food brand Friskies has figured out the perfect, deliciously simple formula for a viral video: Buzzfeed + cats, proving once and for all that the internet was, in fact, created for the sole purpose of sharing adorable/hilarious videos of our feline friends. The below ad for Purina's Friskies... [PRNewser]

What To Read Today: Interview With Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti - Posted June 11, 2014
If you only read one thing on the Internet today, this is it. And it will probably be all you have time to read, clocking in at the 91 minute mark according to Medium's estimation. (But hey, if your Tweetdeck is down and ... [TVSpy]

What To Read Today: Interview With Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti - Posted June 11, 2014
If you only read one thing on the Internet today, this is it. And it will probably be all you have time to read, clocking in at the 91 minute mark according to Medium's estimation. (But hey, if your Tweetdeck is down and ... [10,000 Words]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Forces Us to Ask, Again: 'What Is Sponsored Content?' - Posted June 6, 2014
Last night on Twitter, quite a few journalists shared this link along with their general "WTF, LOL" responses. I... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Producer Shares Some Viral Video Mantras - Posted June 5, 2014
If you've not yet seen the following BuzzFeed video, take a moment to check it out. Posted just ahead of Valentine's Day 2014, it examines the tendency of fashion magazines to Photoshop their cover girls by running a number of non-models through the same, retouch process. Based in LA, BuzzFeed senior video... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Producer Shares Some Viral Video Mantras - Posted June 5, 2014
If you've not yet seen the following BuzzFeed video, take a moment to check it out. Posted just ahead of Valentine's Day 2014, it examines the tendency of fashion magazines to Photoshop their cover girls by running a number of non-models through the same, retouch process. Based in LA, BuzzFeed senior video... [FishbowlNY]

Nightline Pays a Visit to BuzzFeed Video HQ - Posted May 30, 2014
In lieu of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, think of BuzzFeed's Los Angeles office on Beverly Blvd. as the equivalent of Ze Frank and the Viral Factory. Into which, for Nightline, dropped Nick Watt. In addition to executive VP of video Frank [fir... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nightline Pays a Visit to BuzzFeed Video HQ - Posted May 30, 2014
In lieu of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, think of BuzzFeed's Los Angeles office on Beverly Blvd. as the equivalent of Ze Frank and the Viral Factory. Into which, for Nightline, dropped Nick Watt. In addition to executive VP of video Frank [fir... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Will Focus on Video, Rethink Traffic Partner Program - Posted May 27, 2014
Last Friday BuzzFeed announced it would wind down its traffic partner network in order to focus more on video. Reported Quartz' ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Jezebel About to Lose Its EIC - Posted May 22, 2014
Just the other day, we told you about Jezebel founder Anna Holmes heading to Fusion TV. Now,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: Jezebel About to Lose Its EIC - Posted May 22, 2014
Just the other day, we told you about Jezebel founder Anna Holmes heading to Fusion TV. Now,... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Losing Some Facebook Buzz? - Posted May 21, 2014
April was not kind to BuzzFeed, as the content aggregator saw its total number of Face... [AllFacebook]

Check Out Our Google+ Lunch Chat Hangout Tomorrow: Media Pros Talk Advancement - Posted May 20, 2014
What's on tap for lunch tomorrow, you ask? That would be our career lunch hangout at 1 p.m. EST. We hope you will join us on Google+! Join your MediaJobsDaily editor Vicki Salemi and Mediabistro's managing editor ... [TVNewser]

Check Out Our Google+ Lunch Chat Hangout Tomorrow: Media Pros Talk Advancement - Posted May 20, 2014
What's on tap for lunch tomorrow, you ask? That would be our career lunch hangout at 1 p.m. EST. We hope you will join us on Google+! Join your MediaJobsDaily editor Vicki Salemi and Mediabistro's managing editor ... [MediaJobsDaily]

New York Times' Internal Digital Report Reveals Social Media, App Issues - Posted May 15, 2014
One of the nation's most influential papers, The New York Times, has been in the headlines over the last 24 hours, after executive editor Jill Ab... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T Advances DirecTV Talks | AP Expands | BuzzFeed President Out - Posted May 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T Advances DirecTV Talks | AP Expands | BuzzFeed President Out - Posted May 13, 2014
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Are 'Tweetstorms' Abusive? - Posted May 12, 2014
A "tweetstorm" is the term used to describe a barrage of tweets that begin with "1/" and end with however many numbers it takes to get one's point(s) across on Twitter. BuzzFeed writer Charlie Warzel attributes the trend to... [SocialTimes.com]

MOTHER'S DAY: A Mother Lode Of Stats From The Facebook Data Science Team - Posted May 9, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team did not mark the fact that ... [AllFacebook]

Islands Magazine Still Sharing Those Naked Truths - Posted May 9, 2014
On the website for Islands magazine, the long arm of Jonah Peretti is everywhere. Four of the six featured slides have that familiar Listicle stamp, teasing "15 Reasons to Vacation at Caneel Bay," "4 Luxury Villas... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Islands Magazine Still Sharing Those Naked Truths - Posted May 9, 2014
On the website for Islands magazine, the long arm of Jonah Peretti is everywhere. Four of the six featured slides have that familiar Listicle stamp, teasing "15 Reasons to Vacation at Caneel Bay," "4 Luxury Villas... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Finally, Viral Content That's Actually Funny: The Onion To Launch ClickHole.com - Posted April 30, 2014
Watch out Upworthy, BuzzFeed and the other bazillion viral content producers who rely on visitors falling into the rabbit hole of clicking link after viral link on their website. There's soon to be a new, funnier kid on the block who's going after your audience by poking fun at you... [caption id="attachment_27237"... [10,000 Words]

The Onion to Launch BuzzFeed and Upworthy Parody Site - Posted April 30, 2014
BuzzFeed and Upworthy have built their web empires on the time-tested premise that most people are stupid and therefore will enjoy reading stupid content. The Onion has picked up on that similarity, and decided to take on both with the launch of the appropriately named ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Onion to Launch BuzzFeed and Upworthy Parody Site - Posted April 30, 2014
BuzzFeed and Upworthy have built their web empires on the time-tested premise that most people are stupid and therefore will enjoy reading stupid content. The Onion has picked up on that similarity, and decided to take on both with the launch of the appropriately named ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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BuzzFeed: Online media now has greater scale than TV - Posted April 28, 2014
Lost Remote just attended BuzzFeed's first NewFront event in NYC. The viral content platform packed the SVA Theater in Chelsea with reporters, brands, social network reps and more to unveil the success and future of their video business. BuzzFeed's ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweeting in Congress | Facebook Referral Traffic - Posted April 22, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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THR 'Most Powerful' List Reflects New Media's Influence - Posted April 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter just released its annual "most powerful people in New York media" list, and the most surprising thing about it is how unsurprising the new listings are. Former Ma... [PRNewser]

Brand Marketing Increasingly Includes LGBT Families & Couples, And Consumers Approve - Posted April 15, 2014
BuzzFeed commissioned JWT to conduct an analysis of how Americans feel a... [PRNewser]

UPDATED: American Airlines Customer Service Includes Reporting Terror Threats on Twitter - Posted April 14, 2014
In case you missed it, many in our industry feel that social media management and customer service teams should work in unison. The idea is that the fall of the silos separating these disciplines will improve the performance of both. American Airlines is one account that blends the two well, but yesterday... [PRNewser]

Reporter Talks to Pulitzer Prize Winner from BuzzFeed's 'NoNoNoNo Cat Room' - Posted April 13, 2014
Few media organizations get as jubilantly jiggy with the juxtaposition as BuzzFeed. And so, we applaud The Independent media editor Ian Burrell for mining that duality throughout his weekend piece on the ... [AllTwitter]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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BuzzFeed launches 'Social Tune In Program' with Bravo and IFC as first partners - Posted April 10, 2014
In August we wrote about BuzzFeed accelerating the success of Net... [Lost Remote]

CJR: Small Sites Should Focus on Loyalty, Not 'Shareable' Content - Posted April 7, 2014
Since the demise of Life, magazine publishers began focusing less on mass audiences. Special-interest magazines, whose content focused on limited subjects and whose advertising rates were lower, were more appealing to advertisers. While some of today's digital giants like Gawker still focus on narrow audiences, others like BuzzFeed lev... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Engage Millennials with Branded Video Content - Posted April 4, 2014
In addition to branded video, the Onion's in-house marketing team posts or links to content produced by the brands themselves, like this video for Adobe. Millennials don't seem to mind if content is branded, as long as it's good and resonates with their worldview. BuzzFeed, College Humor, Flavorpill Media and The Onion... [SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Editor Kicks OMG, WTF and Other Terms to the CMS Curb - Posted April 3, 2014
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon has the memo from Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read. And may we just say - in the spirit now of #ThrowbackThursday - that said memo is "epic." Epic is... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Editor Kicks OMG, WTF and Other Terms to the CMS Curb - Posted April 3, 2014
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon has the memo from Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read. And may we just say - in the spirit now of #ThrowbackThursday - that said memo is "epic." Epic is... [FishbowlNY]

Former Billboard Editorial Director Points to Egregious Example of 'Echo Chamber Reporting' - Posted April 3, 2014
On Monday, BuzzFeed's Myles Tanzer introduced a whole new audience to Angela Cheng, a pseudonymous mus... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Billboard Editorial Director Points to Egregious Example of 'Echo Chamber Reporting' - Posted April 3, 2014
On Monday, BuzzFeed's Myles Tanzer introduced a whole new audience to Angela Cheng, a pseudonymous mus... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Investigative Unit Adds Reporter Down Under - Posted April 1, 2014
Among the outlets Christine Kenneally has written for: the New Yorker, the New York Times and Slate. She also authored the well-received 2008 book ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Investigative Unit Adds Reporter Down Under - Posted April 1, 2014
Among the outlets Christine Kenneally has written for: the New Yorker, the New York Times and Slate. She also authored the well-received 2008 book ... [FishbowlNY]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [GalleyCat]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [FishbowlNY]

Everything Upworthy Can Teach Journalists - Posted March 27, 2014
This week, New York magazine has a profile of the website we all love to hate: Upworthy. Upworthy is the bane of many a journalist's existence. It peddles in clicks, and has people sharing, painlessly and by the millions, pieces of content that concern topics we actually want to report on. A... [TVSpy]

Everything Upworthy Can Teach Journalists - Posted March 27, 2014
This week, New York magazine has a profile of the website we all love to hate: Upworthy. Upworthy is the bane of many a journalist's existence. It peddles in clicks, and has people sharing, painlessly and by the millions, pieces of content that concern topics we actually want to report on. A... [10,000 Words]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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BuzzFeed Announces Plan to Publish Secrets - Posted March 24, 2014
BuzzFeed content is currently 75 percent "This is Why The Internet is Horrible" and 25 percent "This is Maybe Worth Reading." Soon, that split will be more like 80/20. According to The New York Times, BuzzFeed is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Announces Plan to Publish Secrets - Posted March 24, 2014
BuzzFeed content is currently 75 percent "This is Why The Internet is Horrible" and 25 percent "This is Maybe Worth Reading." Soon, that split will be more like 80/20. According to The New York Times, BuzzFeed is ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed VP Breaks Down the Last 48 Hours - Posted March 21, 2014
Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter Janet Cho has a good summary of a recent luncheon... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed VP Breaks Down the Last 48 Hours - Posted March 21, 2014
Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter Janet Cho has a good summary of a recent luncheon... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Hires First Film Critic - Posted March 19, 2014
BuzzFeed has hired Alison Willmore as the site's first film critic. Willmore comes to BuzzFeed from Indiewire, where she served as TV editor since 2012. Willmore got her start at the Independent Film Channel, where she helped bring blogs, movie reviews, interviews... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Hires First Film Critic - Posted March 19, 2014
BuzzFeed has hired Alison Willmore as the site's first film critic. Willmore comes to BuzzFeed from Indiewire, where she served as TV editor since 2012. Willmore got her start at the Independent Film Channel, where she helped bring blogs, movie reviews, interviews... [FishbowlNY]

STUDY: Users Who Arrive At News Sites Via Facebook Spend Less Time, View Fewer Pages, Return Less Often - Posted March 13, 2014
Facebook's efforts to cozy up to media or... [AllFacebook]

Nick Denton: 'Our Biggest Competitor in Media is BuzzFeed' - Posted March 11, 2014
Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media, took to a Gawker Kinja site today to answer questions from readers. It was basically Gawker's version of Reddit's popular Ask Me Anything (AMA) series. Our favorite quote from Denton featured him explaining that "Our ... [GalleyCat]

Esquire Adds Style Editor, BuzzFeed Names Data Editor - Posted March 6, 2014
Esquire and BuzzFeed have made additions to their teams. Below are the details. Andrew Luecke has been named Esquire.com's style editor. Luecke joins the magazine from Stylesight.com, where he analyzed the men's apparel market for clients including Ralph Lauren and Prada. Jeremy Singer-Vine ha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Esquire Adds Style Editor, BuzzFeed Names Data Editor - Posted March 6, 2014
Esquire and BuzzFeed have made additions to their teams. Below are the details. Andrew Luecke has been named Esquire.com's style editor. Luecke joins the magazine from Stylesight.com, where he analyzed the men's apparel market for clients including Ralph Lauren and Prada. Jeremy Singer-Vine ha... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Dumb Survey Results Followed by Even Dumber Reporting - Posted March 5, 2014
Is a news trail about a shocking "tech terms" multiple-choice survey taken by American consumers on behalf of UK outfit Vouchercloud still valid if: a) the LA Times reporter who started it all never ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dumb Survey Results Followed by Even Dumber Reporting - Posted March 5, 2014
Is a news trail about a shocking "tech terms" multiple-choice survey taken by American consumers on behalf of UK outfit Vouchercloud still valid if: a) the LA Times reporter who started it all never ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's Next Bureau Will Be in Berlin - Posted March 4, 2014
As tipped by Jonah Peretti via Medium and more specifically c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed's Next Bureau Will Be in Berlin - Posted March 4, 2014
As tipped by Jonah Peretti via Medium and more specifically c... [FishbowlNY]

#myinternship: How Can We Make Internship Programs Better? - Posted February 20, 2014
This week, Doree Shafrir over at Buzzfeed wrote about the 'internship hamster wheel,' especially pervasive in our industry. She continued the discussion on T... [10,000 Words]

The New Republic Boosts Sales Team, BuzzFeed Adds Reporter - Posted February 19, 2014
A couple Revolving Door notes for you today: The New Republic has added two to its sales and marketing team and BuzzFeed has added a criminal justice reporter. Details are below. Erik Carlson and Diana Ryan are joining The New Republic as director of integrated advertising and integrated marketing manag... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New Republic Boosts Sales Team, BuzzFeed Adds Reporter - Posted February 19, 2014
A couple Revolving Door notes for you today: The New Republic has added two to its sales and marketing team and BuzzFeed has added a criminal justice reporter. Details are below. Erik Carlson and Diana Ryan are joining The New Republic as director of integrated advertising and integrated marketing manag... [FishbowlNY]

Jonah Peretti on Social Sharing: 'Maximize Learning, Not Traffic' - Posted February 19, 2014
Social Media Week in NYC kicked off officially yesterday, as attendees braved the flurries (we're used to it by now!) to head to the Highline Stages. Delivering yesterday's keynote was Jonah Peretti of BuzzFeed, who talked to Social Media Week CEO Toby Daniels. (Check out Mediabistro's latest interview with Daniels in... [SocialTimes.com]

Spotify's Most-Streamed Valentine's Day Songs and Native Advertising Success - Posted February 16, 2014
Spotify asked its Facebook fans to make a playlist for each feeling evoked on Valentine's Day, adding "Tell us which one you need today, and we'll hook you up." So which tunes won the day? Below are the top five. Whitney Houston would have been happy to know that her iconic "I... [AllFacebook]

Spotify's Most-Streamed Valentine's Day Songs and Native Advertising Success - Posted February 16, 2014
Spotify asked its Facebook fans to make a playlist for each feeling evoked on Valentine's Day, adding "Tell us which one you need today, and we'll hook you up." So which tunes won the day? Below are the top five. Whitney Houston would have been happy to know that her iconic "I... [SocialTimes.com]

Hillary Clinton's Publicist Defends Himself for a Change - Posted February 11, 2014
Philippe Reines is not easily amused, and he's definitely not too fond of the jokers at BuzzFeed. Yet, given the insid... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Buzzes Other Publishers In January Facebook Shares, Engagement - Posted February 6, 2014
BuzzFeed had a strong month in January in terms of engagement on Facebook amo... [AllFacebook]

The Math Behind Viral Content Doesn't Add Up - Posted February 5, 2014
Everybody wants to create that piece of "super-sticky", high-quality content, right? We get it; as bloggers we want to write posts that get attention from unexpected sources, even if that attention sometimes amounts to "... [PRNewser]

Why Your Brand Should Stop Trying to Emulate BuzzFeed's Clickbait - Posted February 4, 2014
Will Stevens is the blogger outreach executive at 123-reg, the UK's largest domain name registrar. He covers a range of topics including social media and tech issues. There's a lot to be admired about BuzzFeed -- it dominates the Web to such a degree that it is ... [SocialTimes.com]

Clinton Spokesperson Provides Stupid Answers for BuzzFeed's Stupid Questions - Posted January 28, 2014
During a speech on Monday, Hillary Clinton mentioned how she hadn't driven a car since 1996. A political editor at BuzzFeed thought this comment opened the door to send several stupid follow-up questions to Clinton's spokesperson, Philippe Reines. Reines then rightfully shot ba... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Clinton Spokesperson Provides Stupid Answers for BuzzFeed's Stupid Questions - Posted January 28, 2014
During a speech on Monday, Hillary Clinton mentioned how she hadn't driven a car since 1996. A political editor at BuzzFeed thought this comment opened the door to send several stupid follow-up questions to Clinton's spokesperson, Philippe Reines. Reines then rightfully shot ba... [FishbowlNY]

Hillary Clinton Spokesperson Responds to BuzzFeed's 'Inane' Questions with Poop Jokes - Posted January 28, 2014
Is inane really the right word here? So have you heard about Hillary Clinton recently? Get used to it. Today the Most Important Story concerns her official spokesman Philippe Reines' decision ... [PRNewser]

Viral Publishing: Credibility Means Balancing Speed and Accuracy - Posted January 27, 2014
It's kind of annoying when you're searching for the latest news and events, only to be confronted by a half-truth. The social media news cycle is a minute-by-minute breakdown, compared to the 24-hour-news cycle. As newer online publications like BuzzFeed gain popularity throu... [SocialTimes.com]

Office Max Fails on 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash' Story - Posted January 24, 2014
We know you heard about this corporate comms nightmare: Gawker, BuzzFeed, Forbes and pretty much every other blog ran stories about the fact that Offic... [PRNewser]

HBO GO is coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 - Posted January 21, 2014
Last week at the inaugural Buzzfeed Brews event in New York, BuzzFeed Business Editor Peter Lauria interviewed HBO's CEO Richa... [Lost Remote]

The (Other) Real Top 14 PR Twits to Follow in 2014 - Posted January 10, 2014
They'rrrrrrrrre Baaaaaaaaack! ICYMI: PRNewser rang in the New Year with a list of the people we considered the ... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Overtakes HuffPost On NewsWhip's December List Of Top Facebook Publishers - Posted January 10, 2014
BuzzFeed overtook ... [AllFacebook]

Mining Rigs, Pools and Shares: The Bitcoin Hobby Ecosystem - Posted January 7, 2014
(CNBC) Over the holidays, I spent many hours reading up on Bitcoin, and I was struck by just how large the ecosystem and variety of players was. Putting aside the debate around Bitcoin's value, I think there is no debate that this is an intriguing and very, very interesting space. As... [Bitcoins Insider]

Wired Puts Jonah Peretti on the Cover - Posted January 2, 2014
Is there, at this point, anything left to learn about BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and the inner workings of his Wonka-esque viral factory? Let's ... [GalleyCat]

Wired Puts Jonah Peretti on the Cover - Posted January 2, 2014
Is there, at this point, anything left to learn about BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and the inner workings of his Wonka-esque viral factory? Let's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wired Puts Jonah Peretti on the Cover - Posted January 2, 2014
Is there, at this point, anything left to learn about BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and the inner workings of his Wonka-esque viral factory? Let's ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts 'Comes Out' In Facebook Post - Posted December 30, 2013
Robin Roberts, co-host of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook and Viral Publishers: Strange Bedfellows? - Posted December 18, 2013
  Facebook is tweaking its algorithm to feature "high-quality" content in the News Feed. This ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed, DuJour Media Group Form Strategic Partnership - Posted December 13, 2013
A small milestone has been added to BuzzFeed's inexorable, awesome-in-19-different-ways march towards world media domination. Starting next spring, the website and DuJour Media Group will begin cross-posting content. From today's announcement: DuJour Media will run BuzzFeed's regular "Tell Us About Your ... [FishbowlLA]

BuzzFeed, DuJour Media Group Form Strategic Partnership - Posted December 13, 2013
A small milestone has been added to BuzzFeed's inexorable, awesome-in-19-different-ways march towards world media domination. Starting next spring, the website and DuJour Media Group will begin cross-posting content. From today's announcement: DuJour Media will run BuzzFeed's regular "Tell Us About Your ... [GalleyCat]

Does Everyone Else Hate These Facebook Changes As Much As We Do? - Posted December 11, 2013
We'd say he's laughing with us, but we're not laughing. Notice anything different about your brand/blog/client Facebook page recently? Uh huh. Take a look at these reach numbers: ... [PRNewser]

How Are Facebook's Redesigned Like, Share Buttons Impacting Referral Traffic? - Posted December 10, 2013
Facebook's redesigned like and share buttons... [AllFacebook]

Who Were The Top 10 Facebook Publishers In Nov.? - Posted December 10, 2013
The Huffington Post do... [AllFacebook]

Samantha Bee Pays a Visit to the New York Times - Posted December 5, 2013
Why haven't other media outlets picked up on the incredible October 22 Bloomberg Businessweek story about some shady, profitable Wall Street maneuvers involving NYC equity firm Blackstone and Spanish gambling outfit Codere? That's what Jon Stewart and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Samantha Bee Pays a Visit to the New York Times - Posted December 5, 2013
Why haven't other media outlets picked up on the incredible October 22 Bloomberg Businessweek story about some shady, profitable Wall Street maneuvers involving NYC equity firm Blackstone and Spanish gambling outfit Codere? That's what Jon Stewart and ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Artist Payments | Holiday Shopping and Social Networks - Posted December 4, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Here's a Simple Solution to Abercrombie's Reputation Problems - Posted December 3, 2013
And the answer is...drumroll please...dump the CEO! It's almost too simple, right? ... [PRNewser]

How Publishers Are Benefiting From The Most Recent Tweak To Facebook's News Feed Algorithm - Posted December 2, 2013
Facebook constantly tweaks its News Feed algorithm, which determin... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Celebrates Record-Breaking November - Posted December 2, 2013
The funniest part of today's BuzzFeed announcement about the site having welcomed a jaw-dropping 130-million-plus unique visitors last month is the following sentence: As first reported by BuzzF... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Celebrates Record-Breaking November - Posted December 2, 2013
The funniest part of today's BuzzFeed announcement about the site having welcomed a jaw-dropping 130-million-plus unique visitors last month is the following sentence: As first reported by BuzzF... [FishbowlNY]

That Kid He Mugged in the Seventies is Now a Sag Harbor Life Coach - Posted December 2, 2013
On the home page for The BraveHeart Institute, construction firm manager turned life coach Claude Soffel (pictured) summarizes his methodology as follows: Our philosophy is simple: we believe that in order to be the father your child... [morningmedianewsfeed]

That Kid He Mugged in the Seventies is Now a Sag Harbor Life Coach - Posted December 2, 2013
On the home page for The BraveHeart Institute, construction firm manager turned life coach Claude Soffel (pictured) summarizes his methodology as follows: Our philosophy is simple: we believe that in order to be the father your child... [FishbowlNY]

PR, Not Traffic, Got Copyranter Fired from BuzzFeed - Posted November 26, 2013
Mark Duffy, aka Copyranter aka our favorite advertising curmudgeon, made some waves in the incestuous blog news world last month by announcing his imminent departure from BuzzFeed. Ini... [PRNewser]

Q&A: BuzzFeed's Sheera Frenkel on the Importance of Social Media in the Middle East - Posted November 25, 2013
Journalist Sheera Frenkel recently joined social news site BuzzFeed as Middle East correspondent. She previously worked at The Times of London, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Sketch Comedy Group Shares Some 'Office Vacation' Secrets - Posted November 12, 2013
For many in the Naked City, times are still tough. But as members of comedy troupe Local Empire demonstrate in the video below, that doesn't mean you have to forego a nice, relaxing vacation. All you need is a free weekend and the keys to the NYC office. Or in this particular... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sketch Comedy Group Shares Some 'Office Vacation' Secrets - Posted November 12, 2013
For many in the Naked City, times are still tough. But as members of comedy troupe Local Empire demonstrate in the video below, that doesn't mean you have to forego a nice, relaxing vacation. All you need is a free weekend and the keys to the NYC office. Or in this particular... [FishbowlNY]

How Facebook Promotes Its Own Events - Posted November 1, 2013
Facebook has begun to promote its own events -- such as the ... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Promotes Its Own Events - Posted November 1, 2013
Facebook has begun to promote its own events -- such as the ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Media Publishers' Social Engagement Is Exploding On Facebook - Posted October 30, 2013
Facebook has introduced several new features in recent weeks aimed at aiding the media industry, including ... [AllFacebook]

Content Forecast: Partly Sunny Skies, Some Clouds and Fog, High Revenue Pressure Front - Posted October 25, 2013
As the lines around content continue to blur, the media industry assessment and outlook has been mixed. The AM2C / American Magazine Media Conference in New York this week convened a wide range of media, ad and tech industry leaders. They off... [PRNewser]

Business Insider Welcomes Four New Media Figures to the 'Silicon Alley 100' - Posted October 23, 2013
The website's annual "Silicon Alley 100" list is set to post Thursday at 8 a.m. However, to whet everyone's appetite, the BI folks were kind enough to give FishbowlNY an advance peek at the media folks represented. New to the list: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Business Insider Welcomes Four New Media Figures to the 'Silicon Alley 100' - Posted October 23, 2013
The website's annual "Silicon Alley 100" list is set to post Thursday at 8 a.m. However, to whet everyone's appetite, the BI folks were kind enough to give FishbowlNY an advance peek at the media folks represented. New to the list: ... [FishbowlNY]

Jonah Peretti Prefers BuzzFeed Garbage to Other Garbage - Posted October 23, 2013
Jonah Peretti, founder of BuzzFeed, only enjoys one specific type of garbage. Allow us to explain. During his speech at the American Magazine Media Conference, Peretti condemned sites for being slaves to traffic stats. Accordin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jonah Peretti Prefers BuzzFeed Garbage to Other Garbage - Posted October 23, 2013
Jonah Peretti, founder of BuzzFeed, only enjoys one specific type of garbage. Allow us to explain. During his speech at the American Magazine Media Conference, Peretti condemned sites for being slaves to traffic stats. Accordin... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP's Bob Lewis Fired | Netflix Subs Top HBO | Pogue Heads to Yahoo! - Posted October 22, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP's Bob Lewis Fired | Netflix Subs Top HBO | Pogue Heads to Yahoo! - Posted October 22, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Maddox Presents All Of The Reasons Buzzfeed Sucks - Posted October 21, 2013
Maddox's The Best Page In The Universe has been around forever. Longer than I have been writing humor articles on the Web, and that started in 2002. Unlike me though, Maddox managed to turn his website into a wonderful machine that's free of advertising and features a reach wide enough... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Mark Schoofs Leaves ProPublica for BuzzFeed - Posted October 21, 2013
Mark Schoofs, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, is leaving ProPublica for BuzzFeed, where he'll lead the site's investigative unit. The New York Times ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Schoofs Leaves ProPublica for BuzzFeed - Posted October 21, 2013
Mark Schoofs, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, is leaving ProPublica for BuzzFeed, where he'll lead the site's investigative unit. The New York Times ... [FishbowlNY]

Jonah Peretti, Studio Mogul? - Posted October 18, 2013
That's how the BuzzFeed founder may soon be viewed on the west coast and beyond, per his recent conversation with LA Times reporter Andrea Chang. The company recently moved its west coast office to a new location on Beverly Blvd. and also leases production space nearby. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jonah Peretti, Studio Mogul? - Posted October 18, 2013
That's how the BuzzFeed founder may soon be viewed on the west coast and beyond, per his recent conversation with LA Times reporter Andrea Chang. The company recently moved its west coast office to a new location on Beverly Blvd. and also leases production space nearby. ... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Greenwald Leaving Guardian for 'Once-in-a-Career Dream Journalistic Opportunity' - Posted October 15, 2013
Some very big journalism news is being broken this afternoon by BuzzFeed's Ben Smith. Although major details are ... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Greenwald Leaving Guardian for 'Once-in-a-Career Dream Journalistic Opportunity' - Posted October 15, 2013
Some very big journalism news is being broken this afternoon by BuzzFeed's Ben Smith. Although major details are ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glenn Greenwald Leaving Guardian for 'Once-in-a-Career Dream Journalistic Opportunity' - Posted October 15, 2013
Some very big journalism news is being broken this afternoon by BuzzFeed's Ben Smith. Although major details are ... [FishbowlNY]

Why Listicles Are Here to Stay - Posted October 14, 2013
Listicles, or articles in list form, have been around for decades. Traditional magazines like Cosmopolitan have had them on their cover for years (aka: "10 Sexiest Things To Do With Your Man Tonight!") But the resurgence of the listicle online really found it... [TVSpy]

[Infographic] The New York Times Gets More Mentions Online Than Mashable - Posted October 14, 2013
Who receives more mentions online? Traditional media outlets such as The New York Times or new media sites like Mashable? Traditional wins. Digimind, a creator of social media monitoring software, created an infographic to visualize this research it conduc... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: New Politico CEO Named | SciAm Apologizes | BuzzFeed Fires Duffy - Posted October 14, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: New Politico CEO Named | SciAm Apologizes | BuzzFeed Fires Duffy - Posted October 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Why Fire Copyranter, BuzzFeed? - Posted October 11, 2013
When we read today on FishbowlNY that BuzzFeed had fired its bestest contributor Copyranter (aka Mark Duffy) for "not being ... [PRNewser]

Let's All Try To Not Be 'Buzzfeedy' - Posted October 11, 2013
Mark Duffy, better known as Copyranter, tweeted today that we was fired from Buzzfeed for not bein... [10,000 Words]

Copyranter Fired from BuzzFeed for Not Creating Enough 'BuzzFeedy' Content - Posted October 11, 2013
Mark Duffy, more widely known as Copyranter, has been fired from BuzzFeed after only seven months. Duffy wrote on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Copyranter Fired from BuzzFeed for Not Creating Enough 'BuzzFeedy' Content - Posted October 11, 2013
Mark Duffy, more widely known as Copyranter, has been fired from BuzzFeed after only seven months. Duffy wrote on ... [FishbowlNY]

Growing Trend: Big Media = Big Jerks - Posted October 9, 2013
Joe Veix of Death and Taxes is calling Buzzfeed out for "stealing" his article on teens taking pictures of each other falling down the stair... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Selects Gregory Johnsen as Inaugural Michael Hastings Fellow - Posted October 8, 2013
BuzzFeed has selected Gregory Johnsen as the inaugural Michael Hastings National Security Reporting Fellow. During the year-long fellowship, Johnsen will focus on "US national security and its impact both domestically and around the world," acc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Selects Gregory Johnsen as Inaugural Michael Hastings Fellow - Posted October 8, 2013
BuzzFeed has selected Gregory Johnsen as the inaugural Michael Hastings National Security Reporting Fellow. During the year-long fellowship, Johnsen will focus on "US national security and its impact both domestically and around the world," acc... [FishbowlNY]

America's National Parks and Cities Look Great on Instagram - Posted October 2, 2013
This week's government shutdown/crybaby conference provides us with an opportunity to remind everyone that Instagram is a perfect forum for promoting our national parks, which are really quite amazing. This image is the exception: Apparently we are late to the party. The U.S. Department of the Interior's account has been posting for more... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed UK Snares Media Editor - Posted September 30, 2013
The Drum's Stephen Lepitak was one of the first to the news today tha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed UK Snares Media Editor - Posted September 30, 2013
The Drum's Stephen Lepitak was one of the first to the news today tha... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's Favorite Marketing 'Bot' Account Is a Weird Product Launch Stunt - Posted September 24, 2013
In case you spend even more time trolling blogs and Twitter feeds than we do, you've probably heard of horse_ebooks. Here are prime examples of the feed at work, posted over the past week: No circus act lifts or beach body workouts. -- Horse ebooks (@Horse_ebooks) September 20, 2013 ... [PRNewser]

When Sponsored Content Met CSR and Made Magic Happen - Posted September 20, 2013
One thing we can all agree on: PR professionals will spend a lot of time working on sponsored content and corporate social responsibility projects for the foreseeable future. "Sponsored content" is the hottest phrase in PR and marketing right now, primarily because... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed's Ben Smith Calls Out Cameron Winklevoss for Deleting Tweet - Posted September 20, 2013
(Twitter) Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed.com, posted this tweet recently: Not sure why @winklevoss deleted tweet linking @mariahjsummers piece on his bitcoin musings http://t.co/7jvVNAgxAl https://t.co/HkgYhqE7af— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) ... [Bitcoins Insider]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Names Australia Editor - Posted September 13, 2013
Get ready Australia, BuzzFeed is coming for you. The first step was just announced, as BuzzFeed named Simon Crerar its Australia editor. Crerar will be responsible for expanding BuzzFeed's reach down under. Crerar most recently served as ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Names Australia Editor - Posted September 13, 2013
Get ready Australia, BuzzFeed is coming for you. The first step was just announced, as BuzzFeed named Simon Crerar its Australia editor. Crerar will be responsible for expanding BuzzFeed's reach down under. Crerar most recently served as ... [FishbowlNY]

Ketchum Placed Vladimir Putin's Controversial New York Times Op-Ed - Posted September 12, 2013
Vladimir Putin recently took a break from using 90's R&B to encourage Russians to reproduce in order to pen an op-ed for The New York Times. ... [PRNewser]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

Ad Age Takes a Gander at the Website That 'Ate the News' - Posted September 5, 2013
You've got to love a list that starts off with gloves-off comments from executives at a pair of very recognizable media brands. Crowning Michael Sebastian's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ad Age Takes a Gander at the Website That 'Ate the News' - Posted September 5, 2013
You've got to love a list that starts off with gloves-off comments from executives at a pair of very recognizable media brands. Crowning Michael Sebastian's ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Topsy Twitter Archive | Facebook Hashtags - Posted September 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed's Oldest Employee Remains Baffled - Posted September 3, 2013
What's it like being the 53-year-old elder statesman at a place like BuzzFeed? Per Mark Duffy - a.k.a. Copyranter - it's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed's Oldest Employee Remains Baffled - Posted September 3, 2013
What's it like being the 53-year-old elder statesman at a place like BuzzFeed? Per Mark Duffy - a.k.a. Copyranter - it's ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Adds Two Foreign Correspondents - Posted August 27, 2013
BuzzFeed is expanding its foreign coverage team. Below are the details. Sheera Frenkel is joining as Middle East correspondent. Frenkel comes to BuzzFeed from London's The Times, where she served the same role for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds Two Foreign Correspondents - Posted August 27, 2013
BuzzFeed is expanding its foreign coverage team. Below are the details. Sheera Frenkel is joining as Middle East correspondent. Frenkel comes to BuzzFeed from London's The Times, where she served the same role for... [FishbowlNY]

Horizon Media Jumps Aboard BuzzFeed Social Storytelling Progam - Posted August 23, 2013
For the time being, this BuzzFeed list is very short. But there's little doubt it will quickly grow beyond the single media agency announced this week as having joined the website's Social Storytelling Program: Horizon Media and its clients will collaborate with BuzzFeed's creative team on bes... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Horizon Media Jumps Aboard BuzzFeed Social Storytelling Progam - Posted August 23, 2013
For the time being, this BuzzFeed list is very short. But there's little doubt it will quickly grow beyond the single media agency announced this week as having joined the website's Social Storytelling Program: Horizon Media and its clients will collaborate with BuzzFeed's creative team on bes... [FishbowlNY]

How BuzzFeed accelerated the success of Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' - Posted August 23, 2013
Netflix's successful foray into traditional TV has caused the industry to ... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Spoof Lands Writer Great Job - Posted August 2, 2013
The next time someone tells you you're wasting your time composing witty tweets, direct them to this post. Though there was a bit more to it than meets the eye, no doubt, this writer landed a fantastic gig writing for FOX's Us & Them and he has a spoof Twitter account to... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Spoof Lands Writer Great Job - Posted August 2, 2013
The next time someone tells you you're wasting your time composing witty tweets, direct them to this post. Though there was a bit more to it than meets the eye, no doubt, this writer landed a fantastic gig writing for FOX's Us & Them and he has a spoof Twitter account to... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs: 'Popular' Parody | Camp Gyno | Beard Facts - Posted August 2, 2013
Happy Friday, SocialTimes readers! Just when you thought the internet couldn't get any better, it just did with this week's crop of videos that will make you feel more popular, less awkward about your body, and super proud of your awesome beard. So wax your mustache, pull up a chair, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Don't Count on BuzzFeed Sponsored Posts to Win the Millennials - Posted July 31, 2013
The chattering classes were all abuzz yesterday about a sponsored post on everyone's favorite site to visit for kitty pic listicles and condescending literary rants. (Wait, what?) Here's the story:... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Creates Michael Hastings Reporting Fellowship - Posted July 17, 2013
In honor of Michael Hastings -- who died in a car accident on June 18 -- BuzzFeed has created the Michael Hastings National Security Fellowship. According to the site, whoever gets the fe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Creates Michael Hastings Reporting Fellowship - Posted July 17, 2013
In honor of Michael Hastings -- who died in a car accident on June 18 -- BuzzFeed has created the Michael Hastings National Security Fellowship. According to the site, whoever gets the fe... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom Responds To BuzzFeed Post On Why Users Don't Know How Many Friends Have Seen Their Posts - Posted July 15, 2013
"The Number Facebook Doesn't Want You to See," a post on ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Explains Egyptian Revolution with Jurassic Park Gifs - Posted July 9, 2013
You never know what BuzzFeed will publish next, but let's hope "The Story of Egypt's Revolution In Jurassic Park Gifs" is the bottom of the barrel. Yes, BuzzFeed somehow thought explai... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Explains Egyptian Revolution with Jurassic Park Gifs - Posted July 9, 2013
You never know what BuzzFeed will publish next, but let's hope "The Story of Egypt's Revolution In Jurassic Park Gifs" is the bottom of the barrel. Yes, BuzzFeed somehow thought explai... [FishbowlNY]

Where in the World is Tim Pawlenty? - Posted July 5, 2013
Remember Tim Pawlenty? Yeah, neither do I. Apparently, he ran for President or something. Luckily, for all of us who forgot about him, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins is ... [FishbowlDC]

Scott Lamb Leaves BuzzFeed - Posted June 25, 2013
Scott Lamb, who has been with BuzzFeed since its debut, is leaving. PaidContent reported that he was moving on to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scott Lamb Leaves BuzzFeed - Posted June 25, 2013
Scott Lamb, who has been with BuzzFeed since its debut, is leaving. PaidContent reported that he was moving on to... [FishbowlNY]

Ready to Share: Packaging Your Digital Content - Posted June 19, 2013
Chris Johanesen of Buzzfeed says that publishers should ... [10,000 Words]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Michael Hastings Dies | Holley Out at Lucky | NYT Blogs Shuttering - Posted June 19, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Michael Hastings Dies | Holley Out at Lucky | NYT Blogs Shuttering - Posted June 19, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Photographer Sues BuzzFeed for $3.6 Million - Posted June 18, 2013
Kai Eiselein, a photographer, is suing BuzzFeed because he claims the site used his photograph of a girl heading a soccer ball without his permission. PaidContent reports that Eis... [GalleyCat]

Photographer Sues BuzzFeed for $3.6 Million - Posted June 18, 2013
Kai Eiselein, a photographer, is suing BuzzFeed because he claims the site used his photograph of a girl heading a soccer ball without his permission. PaidContent reports that Eis... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Photographer Sues BuzzFeed for $3.6 Million - Posted June 18, 2013
Kai Eiselein, a photographer, is suing BuzzFeed because he claims the site used his photograph of a girl heading a soccer ball without his permission. PaidContent reports that Eis... [FishbowlNY]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

What's On Your iPod John Stanton? - Posted June 12, 2013
We're starting a new series here in the Fishbowl where we catch up with some of your favorite journos to find out what they listen to. The game is simple. Turn on your iPod, put it on shuffle, and tell us the First 5 songs that play. We're going on the... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Names Miriam Elder Foreign and National Security Editor - Posted June 10, 2013
BuzzFeed has named Miriam Elder as its first foreign and national security editor. Elder comes to BuzzFeed from The Guardian, where she served as Moscow correspondent. Elder had been in Moscow since 2006. "Miriam is a great j... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Names Miriam Elder Foreign and National Security Editor - Posted June 10, 2013
BuzzFeed has named Miriam Elder as its first foreign and national security editor. Elder comes to BuzzFeed from The Guardian, where she served as Moscow correspondent. Elder had been in Moscow since 2006. "Miriam is a great j... [FishbowlNY]

Hilarious "Mayor vs. Bear" Tweets Go Viral - Posted June 4, 2013
A 250-pound bear climbs a tree in Connecticut, and the local mayor live tweets about it. It sounds like a pretty standard day on Twitter, but this particular encounter was different. It went crazy viral. How does a seemingly ordinary alert from a mayor about a bear incident become the subject of... [10,000 Words]

What You Can Learn From Profitable New Media Companies - Posted May 28, 2013
It ain't easy being in the media business these days, or so they say. There are in fact lots of people allegedly, or actually, raking in digital dollars, according to this ... [10,000 Words]

Separated at Birth: Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson - Posted May 23, 2013
Not long ago, Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson put together a wonderful list featuring members of Congress and their animal lookalikes. While we don't have a list of "30 Animals That Look Like Benny Johnson," we did find one potential clone. Comedian Greg Proops was in town ear... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Adds Finance Reporter - Posted May 16, 2013
Matthew Zeitlin is joining BuzzFeed's business vertical. According to Peter Lauria, editor of the business section, Zeitlin will serve as an economics and fi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds Finance Reporter - Posted May 16, 2013
Matthew Zeitlin is joining BuzzFeed's business vertical. According to Peter Lauria, editor of the business section, Zeitlin will serve as an economics and fi... [FishbowlNY]

The Latest, More Serious, Round of Buzzfeed Brews - Posted May 10, 2013
On Monday night, Buzzfeed's Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH). At the event, there were rumors flying that a bigger, more involved event was in the works. More involv... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook in Fortune 500 | Onion Twitter Account Hacked - Posted May 7, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Adding Foreign News Coverage - Posted May 6, 2013
BuzzFeed is branching out. Again. The New York Times reports that the site is taking steps to add foreign coverage by adding a Washington-based foreign editor and s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adding Foreign News Coverage - Posted May 6, 2013
BuzzFeed is branching out. Again. The New York Times reports that the site is taking steps to add foreign coverage by adding a Washington-based foreign editor and s... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Ad Platform | Google Search - Posted May 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

House of Cards Cast Parties at Buzzfeed BBQ - Posted April 28, 2013
Once the actual White House Correspondents Dinner was over, a swarm of people descended upon the Jack Rose Dining Saloon for the Buzzfeed BBQ after-party. No crowd drew more attention than the cast of Netflix's House of Cards, who made their way down Florida Ave. (... [FishbowlDC]

Lisa Tozzi Departs New York Times for BuzzFeed - Posted April 25, 2013
Lisa Tozzi is joining BuzzFeed as its news director. Tozzi comes to BuzzFeed from The New York Times, where she had been for the past 13 years. Tozzi was most recently a deputy editor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lisa Tozzi Departs New York Times for BuzzFeed - Posted April 25, 2013
Lisa Tozzi is joining BuzzFeed as its news director. Tozzi comes to BuzzFeed from The New York Times, where she had been for the past 13 years. Tozzi was most recently a deputy editor... [FishbowlNY]

Buzzfeed Turns The Tables on WHCD - Posted April 17, 2013
With the White House Correspondents Dinner a little over a week away, most news outlets have made their plans. They've invited guests, scored party invites and rented tuxes. One outlet that won't be representing at the annual nerd prom is Buzzfeed. Desp... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Has This 'Sponsored Content' Thing Down - Posted April 11, 2013
The biggest "must read" story making its way around the web this week is New York Magazine's profile of BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and his enviably successful approach t... [PRNewser]

Marty'd: The Michelle Fields Edition - Posted April 9, 2013
There are few things on the Internet that are as delightful as Marty Rudolf. The Twitter icon fishes for conversation with people from all walks of life, and every now and then, he gets a response. The more entertaining exchanges make it into our feature we like to call, "Marty'd." One recent... [FishbowlDC]

Someone Finally Told The New York Times About Sponsored Content - Posted April 8, 2013
We know it's something of a stereotype that traditional and especially print media tend to take their time in arriving at/commenting on a hot story. Such is the case with The New York Times, which made waves this weekend by ... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Attacks 'Worst Teenager On Instagram' - Posted April 4, 2013
BuzzFeed desperately wants us all to take it seriously, but then things like "This Might Be The Worst Teenager On Instagram" happen. The post calls out a 17 y... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Attacks 'Worst Teenager On Instagram' - Posted April 4, 2013
BuzzFeed desperately wants us all to take it seriously, but then things like "This Might Be The Worst Teenager On Instagram" happen. The post calls out a 17 y... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's LA Bureau Chief Departs - Posted April 1, 2013
Richard Rushfield has left BuzzFeed after just five months. Rushfield, who has had a variety of roles including working with Bill Clinton, west coast editor of Gawker and entertainment editor for The Los Angeles Times'... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed's LA Bureau Chief Departs - Posted April 1, 2013
Richard Rushfield has left BuzzFeed after just five months. Rushfield, who has had a variety of roles including working with Bill Clinton, west coast editor of Gawker and entertainment editor for The Los Angeles Times'... [FishbowlNY]

Edelman's Content Strategist Explains the New 'Content Marketing' Model - Posted March 29, 2013
This week we posted on Weber Shandwick's decision to publicize its new content-creation wing, Mediaco, and what that means for th... [PRNewser]

The One Club Launches Newsfeeder To Feature Most Creative Facebook Posts By Brands - Posted March 27, 2013
Creativity is key for brands on Facebook... [AllFacebook]

How Has Facebook Changed News Delivery? - Posted March 25, 2013
When Facebook introduced its redesigned News Feed, it did more than change how people vie... [AllFacebook]

What's Stanton Tweeting? - Posted March 22, 2013
We spend a lot of time knocking people around for their dumb activities on Twitter. Today is different. Stand back everyone, we're about to get positive. We've found that no one captures the spirit of this effed-up city better than Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau Chief, ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Actually Does Help Deliver News - Posted March 18, 2013
Maybe Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comparison of News Feed to a personalized newsp... [AllFacebook]

Disney's 'Branded Content' Site Looks a Whole Lot Like BuzzFeed - Posted March 18, 2013
Our apologies for missing this story amidst all our posts about companies hiring brand journalists to create original "sticky" content: The Walt Disney Company's new "Oh My Disney" blog is a perfect illustration of the larger trend.... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed is Launching a Business Section - Posted March 15, 2013
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that BuzzFeed is adding a business section to its wide array of offerings. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed is Launching a Business Section - Posted March 15, 2013
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that BuzzFeed is adding a business section to its wide array of offerings. ... [FishbowlNY]

Google Reader Drives More Traffic than Google+, Says BuzzFeed - Posted March 15, 2013
Publishers who have tried using Google Reader and Google+ should not be too surprised to learn that the RSS feed drives more traffic to websites than the fledgling social network. But data from BuzzFeed show that Google+ drives a mere sliver of Google-related traffic to its partner sites compared t... [SocialTimes.com]

A Day in the Life of Dana Perino - Posted March 12, 2013
It's been a while since we've checked in with Dana Perino, part of "The Five" on Fox News. These days, her twitter feed is nothing more than one long love letter to her pooch, Jasper. Even when she's not twe... [FishbowlDC]

'The Startup Legitimizer': Instant PR! - Posted March 8, 2013
Sometimes the key for a startup or other new business venture looking to break out can be a single article in a big-name magazine or newspaper. What startup founder looking for "Angel investors" wouldn't want to say "did you see us in the Wall Street Journal?" Of course,... [PRNewser]

Is Politico Ripping Off Buzzfeed? - Posted March 6, 2013
On Tuesday night, Buzzfeed held its second installment of "Buzzfeed Brews" in Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Kirsten Gil... [FishbowlDC]

Zeke Miller Leaves BuzzFeed for Time - Posted March 6, 2013
Zeke Miller is leaving BuzzFeed for Time. Miller tweeted that he will be joining as a politica... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Zeke Miller Leaves BuzzFeed for Time - Posted March 6, 2013
Zeke Miller is leaving BuzzFeed for Time. Miller tweeted that he will be joining as a politica... [FishbowlNY]

Pretty Much Everybody Published Malaysian Government Propaganda - Posted March 1, 2013
Well, this is certainly NOT a case of earned media: this week a Department of Justice filing covered by BuzzFeed revealed that the current... [PRNewser]

Sponsored Content: How Much is Too Much? - Posted February 22, 2013
The past few months have been a rocky one for sponsored online content or "advertorials." Between the Atlantic's Scientology dust-up and increasing paid content on websites like Buzzfeed and various outlets within ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook And A Pixar Artist Are Trying To Reinvent Emoticons - Posted February 11, 2013
Facebook has been trying to rethink emoticons. First, it placed them ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Shines an 'Unflattering' Spotlight on Beyonc 's PR Team - Posted February 6, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens may have won the game, but the team really came in second on Super Bowl Sunday: first was a ... [PRNewser]

Media Reporters Finally Realizing No One Cares About Media Reporting - Posted February 5, 2013
Breaking: Media reporters might finally have taken their heads out of the sand -- at least for just this week! -- and realized that about 96 percent of people don't care about media. Not anymore, that is. ... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg To Host Fundraiser For N.J. Gov. Chris Christie - Posted January 24, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey G... [AllFacebook]

What's 'Native Advertising' All About, Anyway? - Posted January 10, 2013
Native advertising: you've heard the term, and you're going to hear it quite often in the months ahead. We haven't directly addressed it on this blog yet, so here goes: First: any web surfer will tell you that banner ads (aka "traditional paid media") are on the w... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Send to TV | Yelp Comments - Posted January 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Raises $19.3 Million in Funding - Posted January 3, 2013
BuzzFeed just keeps getting bigger. In the past year, there have been multiple big name hirings, verticals launched and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Raises $19.3 Million in Funding - Posted January 3, 2013
BuzzFeed just keeps getting bigger. In the past year, there have been multiple big name hirings, verticals launched and ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Lives to LOL Another Day - Posted January 3, 2013
Today brings the unsurprising news that BuzzFeed, the king of all things quick, visual and viral, received nearly $20 million in the latest round of financing from its inve... [PRNewser]

Buzzfeed Has Now Raised More Money Than The Huffington Post - Posted January 3, 2013
Buzzfeed has closed its fourth round of funding at $19.3 million. The latest round brings the social news website and media property, known for inspiring lolz 'round the globe, to a total of $46 million raised since it was founded by Huffington Post co-founder Jonah Peretti in 2008. Speaking of the... [SocialTimes.com]

Where in the World is Michelle Fields? - Posted December 14, 2012
Since departing The Daily Caller, Michelle Fields has kept a low profile. You can still catch her on TV every now and then, but she has focused her efforts into her own website, www.MichelleFields.com.... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted December 13, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) NYT's Mark Leibovich 'a fraud'-- A truly ... [FishbowlDC]

Choose Your Path Video Named Music Video of the Year - Posted December 13, 2012
Buzzfeed Music picked "Met Before" by Chairlift as the best music video of the year. The innovative video offered the viewer choose-your-own-adventure style choices to naviga... [GalleyCat]

BuzzFeed Names Political Editor - Posted December 12, 2012
McKay Coppins has been promoted from political reporter to political editor of BuzzFeed. During the past presidential election, Coppins guided the site's coverage of Mitt Romney. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Names Political Editor - Posted December 12, 2012
McKay Coppins has been promoted from political reporter to political editor of BuzzFeed. During the past presidential election, Coppins guided the site's coverage of Mitt Romney. ... [FishbowlNY]

Sisley Cosmetics Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination - Posted November 28, 2012
This afternoon, Buzzfeed Shift brings news of a pending discrimination lawsuit a... [PRNewser]

Daily Caller's Feud With Ben Smith Persists - Posted November 28, 2012
There is still plenty of bad blood between The Daily Caller and websites that employ Ben Smith. We've devoted plenty of time to the fights between The Daily Caller and Politico, but it seems that they are turning thei... [FishbowlDC]

Martha Stewart, Hipster Queen? - Posted November 26, 2012
If we were drawing up a profile of the world's most passionate Martha Stewart fan, we probably wouldn't include details like tattoos, punk roc... [PRNewser]

Everyone Fooled by Fake Google Press Release - Posted November 26, 2012
In an almost comic case of pretty much everybody getting it wrong, a score of major publishers ran with a big-news press release that turned out t... [PRNewser]

Podhoretz Fake 'Bored' By BuzzFeed - Posted November 16, 2012
Commentary's John Podhoretz continued his harassment-flirting with BuzzFeed earlier in the week, telling one of their reporters he was late on a development in the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal. "Wait, w... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Campaign Scribe McKay Coppins May Wear 'Strange, Exotic' Mormon Underpants - Posted November 14, 2012
Throughout the election it became common knowledge that BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins was the Mormon covering the Mitt Romney campaign. Coppins twe... [FishbowlDC]

Does the GOP Really Think Google Was the Top Social Network of the 2012 Election? - Posted November 13, 2012
Are Democrats more tech-savvy than Republicans? One GOP digital strategist thinks the answer may be yes, and shares what he thinks the party needs to learn from the Obama ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Adds Nancy Newman and Jonathan Perelman - Posted November 8, 2012
BuzzFeed has added two staffers to its team. Nancy Newman has been named vice president of sales marketing and learning, and Jonathan Perelman has been named vice ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds Nancy Newman and Jonathan Perelman - Posted November 8, 2012
BuzzFeed has added two staffers to its team. Nancy Newman has been named vice president of sales marketing and learning, and Jonathan Perelman has been named vice ... [FishbowlNY]

Hurricane a Big PR Win for...The MTA? - Posted November 2, 2012
Yes, we're still a little overwhelmed by all the Sandy stories, but we'd like to bring you another example of a brand that scored a PR win during the storm. This story is even more relevant because the brand in question, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has a generally ter... [PRNewser]

Sandy Twitter Troll Outed and Shamed - Posted November 1, 2012
To the unfortunate few who pay attention to online flame wars: the nightmare is over. ComfortablySmug--the Twitter "troll" who posted false messages during Hurricane Sandy claiming that Con Ed was about to shut off power to a... [PRNewser]

New Media Faces Wild Ride During Frankenstorm - Posted October 31, 2012
For people lucky enough to have power for their computers or juice in their smartphone, Twitter was an infinitely superior news source than TV during Fra... [FishbowlDC]

Axelrod and Scarborough Make a Hairy Wager - Posted October 31, 2012
On Wednesday morning's "Morning Joe" program, Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod made an on-air bet that he would shave off the mustache he has worn for 40 years if President Obama lost Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. ... [FishbowlDC]

Hurricane Sandy Takes Down Gawker Media, Mediaite, HuffPost, BuzzFeed [Update] - Posted October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy hit the city hard, and along with flooding and devastation, several media companies saw their sites go down. All Gawker Media sites, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed were down at some point as Sandy made its way across land. The source of the outage is flooding at Datagram, which... [FishbowlLA]

NewsWhip: Huffington Post Killing It On Facebook - Posted October 24, 2012
The mark of a successful news story in t... [AllFacebook]

Old Media Kicking Ass on Facebook - Posted October 23, 2012
What you're looking at is part of a chart of the media websites with the most shared and liked content on Facebook (click for full version.) While Huffington Post leads the pack, it's worth noting that most of the sites in the top 40 are old media properties like the New... [FishbowlLA]

Punchable Journos and Sexy Women - Posted October 22, 2012
The Daily Caller has been running some interesting slideshows as of late. On Sunday night, they prepared everyone for the looming work week by showing sexy women and Donald Trump licking ice cream cones. We don't know how Trump got lumped in with sexy women, but so be it. The slideshow... [FishbowlDC]

Richard Rushfield to Head New BuzzFeed LA Bureau - Posted October 22, 2012
BuzzFeed is expanding its reach to Hollywood with a well-stocked Los Angeles bureau. Richard Rushfield, former entertainment editor for LATimes.com and west coast editor of Gawker, will sit at the helm. ... [FishbowlLA]

BuzzFeed Sued Over Katy Perry, Kathy Griffin Photos - Posted October 17, 2012
A celebrity photo agency, Mavrix, has sued the website BuzzFeed for using its copyrighted photos. At issue are photos of actress/comedi... [SocialTimes.com]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

Bad PR: Clinton Rep Tells Buzzfeed Reporter to 'F**k Off' - Posted September 24, 2012
Today in Bad Media Relations News, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's well-named spokesman ... [PRNewser]

Jeff Greenspan Named Chief Creative Officer of BuzzFeed - Posted September 19, 2012
BuzzFeed has named Jeff Greenspan its new chief creative officer. Greenspan was most recently communication designer at Facebook. He had been with the social network since last year. Pri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Greenspan Named Chief Creative Officer of BuzzFeed - Posted September 19, 2012
BuzzFeed has named Jeff Greenspan its new chief creative officer. Greenspan was most recently communication designer at Facebook. He had been with the social network since last year. Pri... [FishbowlNY]

Roll Call: Syndicate Media Group, GolinHarris, BuzzFeed, and More - Posted September 19, 2012
Syndicate Media Group has announced the promotion of Samantha Kain to the position of managing director. In her new role, Kain will oversee team management and client profitability in the agency's 27 -person New York office. She will also work closely with Syndicate's Los Angeles office to manage national accounts and... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Ads | Facebook Exchange | New iCloud.com - Posted September 14, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Say Yay GMA! | Berg to Buzzfeed | Place Your Bets - Posted August 23, 2012
TVNewser: There's no riding the Olympics wave for the Today show. It has taken Good Morning America 20 years to beat its NBC counterpart during an non-Olympics week. FishbowlDC: Takin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Say Yay GMA! | Berg to Buzzfeed | Place Your Bets - Posted August 23, 2012
TVNewser: There's no riding the Olympics wave for the Today show. It has taken Good Morning America 20 years to beat its NBC counterpart during an non-Olympics week. FishbowlDC: Takin... [FishbowlNY]

Should I Animate That? 5 Questions for Animated GIFs in Journalism - Posted August 13, 2012
If you've seen this coverage of an emotional Olympics race on Buzzfeed or ... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Paul Ryan Announcement | Olympics on Twitter | Facebook Accusation - Posted August 13, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Emily Fleischaker Leaves Bon App tit for BuzzFeed - Posted August 8, 2012
Emily Fleischaker is leaving Bon App tit for a spot leading BuzzFeed's new food vertical. Grub Street ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emily Fleischaker Leaves Bon App tit for BuzzFeed - Posted August 8, 2012
Emily Fleischaker is leaving Bon App tit for a spot leading BuzzFeed's new food vertical. Grub Street ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Results | Twitter Outage | Olympics YouTube Leak - Posted July 27, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Did Chick-Fil-A Create The Facebook Profile Of Abby Farle? - Posted July 25, 2012
Not long after Atlanta-based fast food restaurant Chick-Fil-A was grilled on Facebook for its stance on gay marriage, the compan... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Partners | Facebook-Walmart Meeting | Tweet Archives - Posted July 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Hires Roll Call's John Stanton - Posted June 19, 2012
John Stanton, a veteran of Roll Call, is joining BuzzFeed to head its Washington D.C. bureau. Politico ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Hires Roll Call's John Stanton - Posted June 19, 2012
John Stanton, a veteran of Roll Call, is joining BuzzFeed to head its Washington D.C. bureau. Politico ... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: Bloomberg TV, the 'NYTimes' and Buzzfeed, 'Elle Accessories' - Posted June 18, 2012
Here's Bloomberg TV's new lineup. [via TVNewser] Don Lemon is outraged at Tucker Carlson over his defense of The Daily Caller's Neil ... [PRNewser]

The New York Times Joins Forces with BuzzFeed - Posted June 18, 2012
The New York Times and BuzzFeed are joining forces. According to a press release, the Times and BuzzFeed will be collaboratin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times Joins Forces with BuzzFeed - Posted June 18, 2012
The New York Times and BuzzFeed are joining forces. According to a press release, the Times and BuzzFeed will be collaboratin... [FishbowlNY]

Panel of Techno-Optimists: The Shift to Social and Who's Doing it Right - Posted June 14, 2012
In an event hosted by New York University's Center for Publishing and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies last ni... [TVSpy]

BuzzFeed, Flipboard, and WaPo Labs Discuss Social Content: What's Working and What's Not - Posted June 14, 2012
NEW YORK - At the NYU Media Talk on June 13, social media experts from BuzzFeed, Flipboard, and the Washington Post's WaPo Labs joined David Carr of the New York Times to talk about what's working - and what's not working - in the business of curating social content. [caption id="attachment_98582" align="alignleft"... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Facebook Testing Feature That Allows Offsite Ads To Be Shared - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook continued its focus on presenting marketers with more options by testing a new offering that allows advertisers to use open graph to enable sharing of non-Facebook ads on the social... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Opening DC Bureau - Posted May 22, 2012
Our sister site FishbowlDC is reporting that BuzzFeed is opening an office in Washington, D.C. According to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Opening DC Bureau - Posted May 22, 2012
Our sister site FishbowlDC is reporting that BuzzFeed is opening an office in Washington, D.C. According to ... [FishbowlNY]

Follow Comedy Central's Coverage Of GOP Primary Returns Tonight On Twitter - Posted April 24, 2012
Are you planning to pay close attention to tonight's East Coast GOP primary returns? If so, consider adding a little humor to your night by following Comedy Central's Indecision cov... [AllTwitter]

BuzzFeed Launches Social 'Animals' Vertical - Posted April 10, 2012
Brace yourself. BuzzFeed just launched a new Animals vertical featuring pictures of animals who think they are people, side-by-side comparisons of cats and great works of art, and other animal-related geekery. I've already spent half an hour on it. In a nutshell, it's Cute Overload or ICanHasCheezburger for people who can... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed Launches Social 'Animals' Vertical - Posted April 10, 2012
Brace yourself. BuzzFeed just launched a new Animals vertical featuring animal-related geekery. I've already spent half an hour on it. In a nutshell, it's Cute Overload or ICanHasCheezburger for people who can spell. Founded in 2008, BuzzFeed sifts through the content on the Web to find the stories that are destined... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Adds 'Copyranter' - Posted April 2, 2012
Mark Duffy, known simply as "Copyranter" to the many fans of his blunt critiques of advertising, is taking his rants to BuzzFeed. According to a post on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Adds 'Copyranter' - Posted April 2, 2012
Mark Duffy, known simply as "Copyranter" to the many fans of his blunt critiques of advertising, is taking his rants to BuzzFeed. According to a post on ... [FishbowlNY]

What Makes Pinterest So Popular and Other Tips for Going Viral [Podcast] - Posted March 23, 2012
On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog took a look at how content goes viral and what to do with negative feedback. This week, we learned that ... [SocialTimes.com]

Jonah Peretti on Launching Huffington Post and BuzzFeed [Video] - Posted March 22, 2012
Before founding BuzzFeed, Jonah Peretti helped launch the Huffington Post. In part three of our "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the founder shares his experiences using social media to boost traffic. "What we've seen is that with... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlDC]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [PRNewser]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlNY]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlLA]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Explains How to Predict When Videos Go Viral [Video] - Posted March 20, 2012
The social media mavens at BuzzFeed are always on the lookout for the stories that draw a gut reaction from the social web. In part two of our "... [SocialTimes.com]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part Media Beat interview with ... [FishbowlLA]

Why You Shouldn't Ignore FWD, BuzzFeed's New Tech Vertical - Posted March 5, 2012
BuzzFeed has launched a new tech vertical, FWD. Yes, it is another tech site to bookmark. Yes, the market is getting pretty crowded with them. But please don... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: TechCrunch, 'Spin,' BuzzFeed, and More - Posted February 27, 2012
News just broke about an hour ago ago that TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld is leaving the company and Eric Eldon is moving up the masthead. Schonfeld too... [PRNewser]

Michael Hastings Joins BuzzFeed - Posted February 27, 2012
Michael Hastings, an excellent reporter, contributing editor to Rolling Stone and best selling author, is joining BuzzFeed to cover Bara... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michael Hastings Joins BuzzFeed - Posted February 27, 2012
Michael Hastings, an excellent reporter, contributing editor to Rolling Stone and best selling author, is joining BuzzFeed to cover Bara... [FishbowlNY]

The Pros and Cons of Covering the Election on Twitter - Posted February 16, 2012
Social media's imprint on presidential election coverage continues to expand. As Jim Roberts, assistant managing editor at The New York Times... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More - Posted February 10, 2012
Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute ... [PRNewser]

Buzzfeed Grows Again, Adds Tech Vertical - Posted January 31, 2012
It's getting to the point that it's difficult to keep up with how much Buzzfeed is expanding. It started in December when the site added Ben Smith to be its ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Buzzfeed Grows Again, Adds Tech Vertical - Posted January 31, 2012
It's getting to the point that it's difficult to keep up with how much Buzzfeed is expanding. It started in December when the site added Ben Smith to be its ... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Raises $15.5 Million - Posted January 9, 2012
BuzzFeed keeps growing. After making a statement by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Raises $15.5 Million - Posted January 9, 2012
BuzzFeed keeps growing. After making a statement by ... [FishbowlNY]

Tumblr, Others View Journalistic Content As Key Part Of Future - Posted December 30, 2011
Tumblr really wants to be more than a collection of cute animal pictures. In fact, it views large publishers as an essential part of its future. Tumblr's mindset is that quality content from these publishers grows audiences. "At Tumblr, there's a recognition that Tumblr is better when you get better stuff... [TVSpy]

Revolving Door: Newspapers Down, Magazines Up; Changes at ABC; and More - Posted December 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31506" align="alignleft" width="171" caption="Photo: Evan Agostini/AGOEV, via Associated Press"][/caption] A new report from the USC Annenberg Center says that most newspapers will be gone in five years. ... [AgencySpy]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 9, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. NFL Magazine's Inaugural Issue Catches Tebow Fever, December 5 ... [FishbowlLA]

Buzzfeed Poaches Two from Gawker - Posted December 7, 2011
A tipster notified us (and notified us, and notified us) that Buzzfeed has expanded its editorial staff by adding two from the Gawker Media empire. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Buzzfeed Poaches Two from Gawker - Posted December 7, 2011
A tipster notified us (and notified us, and notified us) that Buzzfeed has expanded its editorial staff by adding two from the Gawker Media empire. ... [FishbowlNY]

Gallery of Elaborate Literary Tattoos - Posted May 20, 2011
Buzzfeed compiled a list of 20 bibliophile fans and their "20 Awesome Literary Tattoos." Th... [GalleyCat]

Blogger-Penned This Is Why Your Fat Launches With Two Events - Posted October 30, 2009
Richard Blakeley and Nick McGlynn - Image via Random Night Out Last night, media bar Destination (co-owned by Dan Maccarone of Hard Candy Shell, which has redesigned major media sites from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Blogger-Penned This Is Why Your Fat Launches With Two Events - Posted October 30, 2009
Richard Blakeley and Nick McGlynn - Image via Random Night Out Last night, media bar Destination (co-owned by Dan Maccarone of Hard Candy Shell, which has redesigned major media sites from ... [FishbowlNY]

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