BuzzFeed looking for a new model for a new hard-news app ::not just stories or lists::

Buzzfeed

“There’s a general news audience of people who don’t want to know what’s happening every four minutes, but are informed, educated people who want to know what’s happening in the world — people who in some sense used to be known as daily newspaper subscribers,” says BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith. “They probably want their news a bit more than daily, and when something big happens, they want to know immediately, but are also looking for a trusted voice to help them navigate this incredibly noisy, messy social news web.”

Read the full piece at Nieman Journalism Lab

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