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How the Australian and the IPA’s attack on the ABC went horribly wrong | The Weekly Beast
A report into how many times the ABC mentioned News Corp or Murdoch had some embarrassing flaws. Plus: campaign to release Myanmar fixer

Amanda Meade

10, Sep, 2021 @2:44 AM

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BuzzFeed valued at $1.5bn in deal to go public via special-purpose merger
News and digital media giant to use special purpose acquisition company (Spac) to go public and to acquire Complex for $300m

Edward Helmore in New York

24, Jun, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Sky News dumped in the regions as Win welcomes Nine | Weekly Beast
Credlin, Bolt and Jones displaced on the regional broadcaster. Plus: News Corp’s Campbell Reid on ‘provocative opinions’

Amanda Meade

19, Mar, 2021 @1:37 AM

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HuffPost UK staff face redundancy as national news operation closes down
Owner BuzzFeed’s move leaves more than half of editorial staff at risk

Archie Bland

12, Mar, 2021 @11:53 AM

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BuzzFeed lays off 47 HuffPost workers less than a month after acquisition
Jonah Peretti announced move in staff meeting on Tuesday while HuffPost’s Canada operation was also closed

Adam Gabbatt in New York

09, Mar, 2021 @9:59 PM

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BuzzFeed agrees to buy HuffPost in latest online media merger
Acquisition unites two of the largest players in digital media and comes after both companies made deep cuts

Dominic Rushe in New York

19, Nov, 2020 @6:56 PM

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No more going viral: why not apply social distancing to social media? | Leo Mirani
By limiting the number of people a user can share posts with, Facebook et al could help flatten the curve of misinformation, says Economist correspondent Leo Mirani

Leo Mirani

29, Jun, 2020 @11:37 AM

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More than 150 Australian newsrooms shut since January 2019 as Covid-19 deepens media crisis
As BuzzFeed News shutters its Australian operation, data shows 157 newsrooms have closed temporarily or for good since early 2019

Amanda Meade

18, May, 2020 @2:45 AM

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BuzzFeed's retreat shows that global as well as local news is under threat | Jane Martinson
For all its impact and impressive scoops, Buzzfeed suffered from the age-old problem that news doesn’t make money, says Guardian columnist Jane Martinson

Jane Martinson

15, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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ABC's Media Watch in the hot seat over baffling tweet congratulating Alan Jones | Weekly Beast
Media Watch appears to ignore years of its own reporting in fond farewell to shock jock. Plus: the Australian’s sort-of apology

Amanda Meade

15, May, 2020 @3:00 AM

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BuzzFeed pulls plug on UK and Australian news operations
Website says it will focus on news that ‘hits big’ in US after advertising revenue dried up

Mark Sweney

13, May, 2020 @7:09 PM

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BuzzFeed apologises to Emma Husar for distress caused by 'slut-shaming' article
Husar launched defamation action against BuzzFeed and journalist Alice Workman over a story she said portrayed her as a ‘slut’

Michael McGowan

30, Jul, 2019 @6:12 AM

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