BuzzFeed is making a significant change that is organizational cleaves its journalistic efforts from the entertainment-focused content, creator Jonah Peretti announced in a memo to staffers Tuesday.
Citing a want to вЂњsimplify our organizational frameworkвЂќ and вЂњallow us to use more entrepreneurially,вЂќ Peretti announced that the social-first news business will formally divide BuzzFeed Information, the division that is reporting by Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, from a brand new unit called BuzzFeed Entertainment Group.
HereвЂ™s PerettiвЂ™s rationale for the reorganization, explained in a memo to staff provided to Poynter by BuzzFeed:
Having just one вЂњvideo divisionвЂќ in 2016 makes about the maximum amount of sense as having a вЂњmobile departmentвЂќ. Continue reading BuzzFeed undergoes reorganization that is company-wide isolating activity from news