What Are BuzzFeed’s New Editorial Standards?

BuzzFeed publishes nearly 400 posts per day. Earlier this year, however, the viral giant began quietly deleting an unknown number of three- and four-year-old listicles that “no longer met our editorial standards.” So what exactly are those “editorial standards”? » 7/16/14 3:55pm Wednesday 3:55pm

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In their most common form, government-sanctioned redactions obscure text: names and code names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers, the classified and top-secret—each a tiny black site housing a discrete, unknowable entity. For all of their apparent precision, each redaction expresses a set of underlying… » 7/09/14 4:10pm 7/09/14 4:10pm

Fox News Reporter Investigates Gay Pride Parade, Finds Gay People

Laugh-a-minute Fox News reporter Jesse Watters has made a career out of ambushing story subjects on the street and broadcasting their confused reactions on The O’Reilly Factor. Last night, Watters’ gaze turned toward the participants of the annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade, where the Fox emissary… » 7/08/14 3:30pm 7/08/14 3:30pm