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Ep. 178: The Rise & Fall Of Digital Media ft. Ben Smith
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Ep. 178: The Rise & Fall Of Digital Media ft. Ben Smith

We discuss how the online news landscape has changed and evolved over the years with Ben Smith.

Ben Smith, co-founder of Semafor and former editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed News, joins Jordan to discuss his new book Traffic: Genius, Rivalry and Delusion In The Billion-Dollar Race To Go Viral. The two discuss how the rivalry between Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed’s co-founder and CEO, and Nick Denton, founder of Gawker, shaped the digital news landscape, how p…

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The Insurgents
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