BuzzFeed News And The End of an Era
How clickbait changed the news
Contrasting views: Stephen Miller: BuzzFeed News is dead — Good Riddance. And from a mournful Ben Smith on the end of an era. Somewhere in the middle, you find Ben Dreyfuss with an explanation of all the forces that led to BuzzFeed’s rise and fall.
The Facebook Newsfeed was crack. You couldn’t stop scrolling. I like to think of it like an endlessly long …