Fireside Chat: News for a social, mobile world
BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith and Founder & CEO Jonah Peretti discuss the major shifts in the news industry and reporting. Young news consumers are turning to social media, mobile devices, and upstart news organizations like BuzzFeed to track what is happening in the world and on the web. The coverage of the Boston Bombings brought these new modes of reporting and consuming news into the mainstream like never before. Ben and Jonah will discuss the lessons learned from Boston, highlight future opportunities for the news industry as a whole, and share BuzzFeed’s plans to expand hard news coverage in the US and abroad.
- Time has long chosen controversial figures as their "Person of the Year." But in the age of Trump, has the nuance of "winning" disappeared?
- Tennessee authorities have charged 2 minors with starting the massive wildfires that killed 14 people last month.
- At least 2 women say Stanford offered them money to close federal investigations into how it handles sexual assault.
- This dad had the most adorable freak out when he met his first Alpaca 😂