2006 Founded by Jonah Peretti & John Johnson III
2011 Ben Smith hired as editor-in-chief
2014 BuzzFeed found unreliable by majority regardless of politics (PEW)
2017 BuzzFeed hired Jason Leopold
2017 BuzzFeed published Steele Dossier
2019 Cohen leak #BuzzKill
His source was a well trusted FBI agent.
Initially it was hard core drugs but now it's "scoops" from Intel/military whistleblowers & FOIA requests.
Seems he still can't help him self from either believing a burnt source or just flat out concocting the entire #FakeNews story.
Imagine if Trump had six months of 90% uncritical coverage. 💰🤑 🇺🇲
They worked with the Dems & cut ties with the RNC & Trump over his "rhetoric" which they compared to "cigarette ads."
It's a big firm but a small world I suppose.
Open Society & MacArthur Foundation
Obama was the headliner.
He can be found listed with a number of known Clinton agents below.
Faith Gay, Barry Diller, etc.
To repeat BuzzFear should be considered part of the DNC.