Podcast: BuzzFeed News and the ‘Upside Down’ media

On The Kicker this week, we introduce our new print issue, which is dedicated to exploring the future of local news. Then, I interview Ben Smith, editor in chief of BuzzFeed News. We talk truth and lies on the social web, BuzzFeed’s expansion plans, and whether there’s any hope for local media online.

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David Uberti is a CJR staff writer and senior Delacorte fellow. Follow him on Twitter @DavidUberti.