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Assessing the media damage in 2020

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where I get into the big stories in media and advertising. To get this email in your inbox daily, sign up here. This week: Media’s horrible year, can SPACs save digital media, and the top stories of November. Good riddance, […]
Assessing the media damage in 2020
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BuzzFeed strikes deal to buy HuffPost from Verizon Media

BuzzFeed is buying HuffPost from Verizon, The Wall Street Journal first reported on Thursday. The acquisition is entirely in stock, and Verizon will get a stake in BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti, who helped launch The Huffington Post, will run both BuzzFeed and HuffPost after the deal closes. In addition […]
BuzzFeed strikes deal to buy HuffPost from Verizon Media
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A top editor is leaving HuffPost amid a newsroom shift

Howard Fineman is leaving HuffPost after seven years. His departure comes as many top figures at the site have left amid a shifting editorial focus. The global editor and longtime television pundit Howard Fineman is leaving HuffPost for NBC News. In a memo to staff, Fineman said he would be […]
A top editor is leaving HuffPost amid a newsroom shift