Where in the World is BuzzFeed? Building Foreign News Around Themes Rather than Geography

By: Caroline O’Donovan | Nieman Journalism Lab

When BuzzFeed launched BuzzFeed World, an ambitious foreign news vertical, not everyone thought they were up to the task:

Future of foreign reporting RT @BuzzFeedBen: Strippers Celebrate Vladimir Putin’s Syrian Diplomacy Because Russia http://buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/stri …

That link, which is broken, is supposed to take you to a story written by Max Seddon, BuzzFeed’s foreign correspondent in the Ukraine.


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