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Jonah Peretti

The Race Back to Actual News

John P. David | Posted 10.17.2014 | Media
John P. David

We need to create new, interesting, and authentic communications for our audiences. We can't just slap our name on the news of the day and call it a blog; and we can't just slap our twist on someone else's work and expect it to make us stand out.

(VIDEO) BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: Native Advertising is Not Easy

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.15.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

COLOGNE - BuzzFeed, has pioneered "native advertising" as it has long eschewed conventional display banners.  While "native" is widely cited as an em...

(VIDEO) BuzzFeed Going Hollywood in a Big Way, Jonah Peretti explains

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.12.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

COLOGNE, Germany -  BuzzFeed is quickly growing its video audience to some 400 million monthly views says Jonah Peretti, founder and CEO  in this in...

The Content Brief: Banner Ads Will Evolve, Not Go Away (WATCH)

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.14.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Banner ads -- blech. That seemed to be the consensus from a round-up of early banner ad creators and adopters convened recently by Digiday, who lamented that banner ads today represent "nothing but eye candy on the page" and "a race to the bottom."

BuzzFeed Monetization Scheme, Sharing its Platform with Brands, with Text and Now Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

PHOENIX -- Banner-free, the fast-growing BuzzFeed is building revenue by sharing its publishing platform with marketers who promote their messages vi...

BuzzFeed Raises $20 Million, Our Interview with Jonah Peretti

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

BuzzFeed, the fast-growing news site, has raised a new venture round of $20 million. In November, we interviewed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti a...

BuzzFeed's Major Announcement

mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

BuzzFeed, the social news Web site that was one of the media industry darlings of 2012, began the new year by announcing Thursday morning that it had ...

BuzzFeed Is the "Big Winner" of Media Scene in 2012

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

BuzzFeed, the brainchild of Huffington Post co-founder of Jonah Peretti, is the big winner in the media landscape of 2012, writes Erika Frey in Fo...

BuzzFeed Does Video with Ze Frank, LA Studio and YouTube Partnership; Readies Hollywood Coverage

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

MONACO - BuzzFeed is making a commitment to original video with the recent acquistion of Web video pioneer Ze Frank, the building of an LA studio ...

Monaco Media Forum Presents: The Big Apple Circus

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.15.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The red hot founders of N.Y.'s tech scenetook the stage at the Monaco Media Forum to share the news -- New York is on track to beat silicon valley.

The Office Behind BuzzFeed's Viral Appeal

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.15.2012 | HuffPost Home

Where does all of this creative genius come from?

11 Pop Culture Blogs Who Could Hire Journalists

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

The announcement that BuzzFeed hired POLITICO journalist Ben Smith in the new position of editor-in-chief shocked many in the media world. After all, ...