Did This All Really Start With The Zapatistas?
Zeynep Tufekci, author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest talks about how social media has shaped modern protest movements, censorship and surveillance—plus whether Mark Zuckerberg should run for office, and why activists always hang out at McDonalds.
Romney's Monster Month Of Fundraising
Should President Obama be worried? BuzzFeed's Ben Smith tells John Avlon on CNN's Out Front with Erin Burnett that he should. "They want donors to panic, they're trying to get Democrats scared about this election," Smith said. And don't miss the match game of politcos' high school photos at the end.
Scott Walker, Rising Star, A Folk Hero
BuzzFeed's Ben Smith and Michael Hastings joined Piers Morgan to break down the Wisconsin recall Wednesday. "I think this really elevated [Walker] to be kind of a folk hero on the right. I think you'll see him with a big role at the convention," Smith said on the panel.
Stephen Colbert Responds To "BuzzFeed Buzzkill" Ben Smith's Questions About Jon Stewart Coordination
"Get your names right, Bill!" Stephen Colbert opened tonight's "Colbert Report" with a segment about the easy to get around "non-coordination" rules applying to Super PACs. Specifically, Colbert hit back at BuzzFeed -- and editor-in-chief Ben Smith -- for questioning the legality of his coordination with Jon Stewart, who took over the Super PAC Colbert created once he announced his possible run for "President of the United States of South Carolina." Me-ow!
BuzzFeed's New Editor-In-Chief Defends Cat Pictures On CNN
Our new Editor-In-Chief, Ben Smith, was on CNN's "Reliable Sources" this morning explaining how BuzzFeed is planning on getting into the reporting game. He also shows that he's not afraid to go on the record about his affection for cat media.