Lauren Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective in Talks to Back BuzzFeed News

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Emerson Collective, the social impact enterprise founded by Lauren Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is in talks to back BuzzFeed’s news division, Variety has been able to confirm. Talks between the two companies are said to be in very preliminary stages, and have not yet reached the stage of high-level business […]

Jeremy Piven Threatens Legal Action After Three More Woman Accuse Him Of Sexual Misconduct: Report

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Three more women are accusing actor Jeremy Piven of sexual misconduct, bringing the total to eight accusers, according to a report by Buzzfeed News today. Piven denied the accusations, and his lawyers have threatened legal action against the website, BuzzFeed writes.
In a written statement to the website, Piven says, “These allegations, which in one case goes back more than 30 years and the two others more than 20 years ago, are false. As evidenced by the lie detector…

President Trump’s Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS Over Russia Dossier

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A personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, has filed two suits against BuzzFeed News and Fusion GPS, alleging that both defamed him when they participated in the dissemination and creation, respectively, of the Russia dossier, in which he is named. According to the suit, Cohen alleges that Fusion GPS and its founder Glenn […]

BuzzFeed News Lays Off Entertainment Staffers After Identifying ‘Holes’ in Harvey Weinstein Coverage

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BuzzFeed News is changing its approach to covering the entertainment biz — after top editors perceived the site trailed on coverage of the Harvey Weinstein scandal — and has laid off three members of the editorial staff with the new strategy. Departing the company are entertainment editor Jaimie Etkin, who had been with BuzzFeed News […]

BuzzFeed’s Live Election-Night Twitter Broadcast Draws 6.8 Million Total Viewers to Watch Hillary Clinton Lose

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BuzzFeed’s TV-style live-stream on election night Tuesday — distributed exclusively via Twitter — pulled in 6.8 million mostly millennial unique viewers from across the globe. The companies touted a young, mobile-skewing audience for BuzzFeed’s special, “Election Night Live: We did it America: 83% of logged-in live viewers were under 35, and 73% of all viewers were… Read more »

BuzzFeed Teams With Twitter for Election-Night Live-Streaming Special

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BuzzFeed has done plenty of live-streaming video on Facebook, but on Nov. 8 it will produce an election-night special that will be available exclusively on Twitter. Starting at 6 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 8, BuzzFeed News will present live coverage from its New York City offices on Twitter, with the video accompanied by a feed… Read more »