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The political camp of President-elect Donald Trump is reeling from recent documents that were obtained from confidential intelligence briefings. The documents claim that for some time Trump was under the observation of Russian intelligence sources concerning his financial and personal life. The information was compiled by a former member of the British spy agency MI-6.…

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Adam Serwer Senior Editor The Atlantic Columbia University, M.S. Vassar College, B.A. Adam Serwer is that rare journalist who rather than having to apply for jobs, he is constantly being recruited. He has just began his role as senior editor at The Atlantic where management had been keeping an eye on him for years. In a…

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Ira Madison III is a senior writer for MTV News. He has quickly garnered a reputation for his humor-infused critiques of pop culture, but he can also tackle series topics. The writer shows his range by dressing up as a Black Power Ranger to report from Comic-Con then later discussing how people are exposing violence…

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Another Round with Heben and Tracy BuzzFeed Podcast Heben Nigatu Writer/Podcast Host The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Columbia College Heben Nigatu (pronounced Heaven) and Tracy Clayton are the hosts of BuzzFeed’s breakout podcast hit, “Another Round.” The show features the two co-hosts, who didn’t know each other before they began working together at BuzzFeed,…

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Shani Hilton Head of U.S. News BuzzFeed News Howard University, B.A. Shani Hilton graduated from Howard University a decade ago. That is all the time she needed to become the head of BuzzFeed News, managing a newsroom of more than 150 reporters and editors based in the U.S. Hilton’s employees reportedly refer to her as “queen.”…

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Saeed Jones Executive Editor, Culture BuzzFeed Rutgers University, M.F.A. Western Kentucky University, B.A. Saeed Jones is everything: a Pushcart Prize-winning poet, a provocative writer, and a prolific tweeter. He is also BuzzFeed’s executive editor for culture and as his Twitter handle makes clear, he is also “the ferocity.” His humor is sublime. His passion palpable. Jones…

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Buzzfeed recently caught backlash after it posted the video “27 Questions Black People Have for Black People.” The video created backlash due to the awkward nature of the questions. Most of the questions appeared to be created by uniformed White people. Some of the ridiculous questions include “Why do people with light skin look better then…

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#BlackBuzzFeed takes off on Twitter After news broke that Buzzfeed.com hired sportswriter Joel Anderson, a black journalist from the The Tampa Bay Times, Twitter exploded with praise for the writer. Furthermore, Twitter took off with props to the quirky site for adding diversity to their staff so much so that a comical #BlackBuzzFeed trending topic formed. “Stop…

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Remember when Beyonce’s camp lost their minds when unflattering photos of her Super Bowl halftime performance were published? Well, welcome to Beyonce-Gate, Part II. Beyonce now prohibits photojournalists from taking photos during her concert, opting to hire her own photographer who then supplies the best pictures to the media. But somehow an Italian paparazzo managed…

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Beyonce wants certain photos from her Super Bowl performance yanked off the Internet — as in quick, fast and in a hurry. Beyonce’s camp was apparently distressed when buzzfeed.com published “The Fiercest Moments from Beyonce’s Halftime Show,” and asked that they take down certain photos from the story. “Thanks for taking my call,” the email…

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