Corrections in The Era of Fake News
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. Mark Schoofs joins the show to share about his role as Editor in Chief at BuzzFeed News, and what the state of media and journalism looks like today.
Over the course of his 30 year career, Mark has earned a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on AIDS in Africa at The Village Voice, shared in another Pulitzer Prize at The Wall Street Journal for reporting on the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and created BuzzFeed News’s investigations team, which is now a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and winner of the Polk and National Magazine Awards.
Join us as we discuss innovative ways of reporting, the democratic impact of the printing press, the profitability of breaking news and what the future of local journalism looks like.