In January, The Atlantic compared the business models of The Dish, who recently went private, and BuzzFeed, whose new model of social advertising is opening up opportunities for online journalism. How good must journalism be that you would pay a premium? And how compelling must it be that you would share it to the world? Derek Thompson, the article’s author, moderates a discussion between Andrew Sullivan and BuzzFeed’s Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith about what content counts online and dissects what everyone means when they talk about “the future of journalism.”
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