BuzzFeed brings its brand of online news to Japan

Jan 20, 2016

BuzzFeed brings its brand of online news to Japan

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Online news source BuzzFeed has brought its blend of the novel, quirky and trivial to Japan, launching a Japanese-language service that targets a nation addicted to smartphones. At a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday, the company’s new Japan unit said it hoped to ...

BuzzFeed coming to Japan in Yahoo partnership

Aug 18, 2015

BuzzFeed coming to Japan in Yahoo partnership

BuzzFeed says it will launch a Japanese news website in a partnership with Yahoo Japan, the latest step in a global expansion push. The announcement Monday marks a departure from practice for the social news website, which has gone it alone in launching in ...

Mar 3, 2015

Twitter, law enforcement investigate alleged Islamic State threats

Twitter Inc. and law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network’s co-founder and other employees, the company said in reaction to media reports. Islamic State supporters, in online posts on Sunday, called for attacks against ...

| Jul 14, 2013

Media outlets rethink news embargo ethics

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It’s said that the news never stops. But often, its timing is stage-managed. Much of the news, particularly in Washington, is produced under an important, if obscure, agreement known as an embargo. This arrangement between newsmakers and news reporters is meant to be mutually ...