Digital Media: What Went Wrong

For years, BuzzFeed seemed to be leading the journalism industry toward a brave new future. Now that it has stumbled, the way ahead looks more old-school than ever.

The New York Times
Feb 4 · 8 min read
Members of the BuzzFeed News team work at their desks at BuzzFeed headquarters, December 11, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

By Edmund Lee

The digital publishing industry took a big hit in recent days, when more than 1,000 employees were…

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