Take aways: Buzzfeed has discovered that news drives traffic to its site and has staffed up (to a limited extent) to create original news content, which seems to be organized by topical beats. Oops, sponsored advertising is the business model.
Source: New York Review of Books, 6/25/15
Mark Doremus is a journalist, lawyer and multimedia storyteller. He worked for several years as a television news reporter and photographer, a producer of training films and interactive media, and as the editor of a corporate newspaper before receiving a law degree from the University of Wisconsin and starting a second career in higher education. He also holds a Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.