BuzzFeed’s Matthew Henick takes content role at Facebook

 Matthew Henick, formerly the head of BuzzFeed Studios, is joining Facebook’s media partnerships team, where he will serve as head of content planning and strategy. In a post on Facebook, Henick argued that the social network is “a storytelling platform at its core,” and it sounds like he wants to help Facebook take advantage of those storytelling opportunities: Good stories… Read More

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BuzzFeed says its morning news show ‘AM to DM’ is reaching 1M daily viewers

AM to DM Twitter’s making a big push into live video, with deals for pro sports, talk shows, network TV premieres and more. But what does a real newscast look like if you rethink it for Twitter? BuzzFeed’s AM to DM offers a possible answer — and it’s a fun one. I should say up front that I’m super-biased here, even by the debased standards of media writing about media. One… Read More

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