May 18 • 45M
Ben Smith | Steele Dossier and Media's Trump Coverage, Gawker and BuzzFeed's Legacy
Fourth Watch Podcast episode 44, with the Semafor editor and "Traffic" author.
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Ben Smith, author of "Traffic" and editor of Semafor, joins Steve Krakauer to talk about the end of an era in the digital media with the shuttering of BuzzFeed News and MTV News and bankruptcy of Vice, BuzzFeed's Disney deal sliding doors moment, the Obama era of the digital media vs. how the Trump era changed it, when Huffington Post put Trump news in …