The former Bloomberg Media C.E.O. offered new details on the venture he is starting with the journalist Ben Smith.
The group is asking for compensatory damages estimated at more than $4.6 million.
The use of quotation marks for emphasis is an innovation, not a corruption.
Mr. Smith will help start a new organization with Justin Smith, the chief executive of Bloomberg Media.
The move is a “means to an end” for BuzzFeed to grow via acquisitions and e-commerce, its chief executive said.
BuzzFeed will make its market debut as soon as Monday. As shareholders voted on the deal, some of the media company’s employees staged a work stoppage.
Many journalists were too eager to prove what they thought they already knew about Trump.
The fact-checking site has banned David Mikkelson, who owns half the company, from writing articles after a BuzzFeed News investigation prompted an internal review.
The digital media companies that once seemed to have a lock on the future are making plans to get bigger and pay back their investors.
The digital media company, which will merge with a publicly listed shell company in what is known as a SPAC deal, also lined up about $150 million in debt financing.
The digital publisher is said to be on the verge of announcing a SPAC merger that would take the company public.
The Pulitzer board recognized reporting on the murder of George Floyd, including a special citation for Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing. The public service prize went to The New York Times for Covid coverage.
If President Biden really wants to fight global financial corruption, he should pardon Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards.
As part of the cutbacks, BuzzFeed closed HuffPost Canada and announced plans to decrease the size of its operations in Australia and Britain.
The Washington Post led all news organizations, with four prizes. The infectious-disease reporter Helen Branswell, of Stat, took the public service award for a yearlong chronicle of the coronavirus and its effects.
In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.
The deal is part of a larger arrangement between BuzzFeed and Verizon Media to share content across their platforms.
Extremist groups and conspiracy theorists like to connect with each other just like everyone else.
She said she had “obvious concerns about working indoors during an outbreak.” The White House Correspondents’ Association pushed for more information on known infections.
A leak of thousands of “suspicious activity reports” that banks filed with regulators shows the widespread nature of illicit money flows.
President Trump will try to put the media on the ballot, and reporters face the increasing temptation to posture for those most eager to oust him.
In a new reality show based on the computer games, players compete for prize money. But the narrative of “The Sims Spark’d” emerges from how the series allows them to convey their own experiences.
Ignoring Freedom of Information Act requests during the crisis damages democracy.
The investigative journalist Mark Schoofs, a Pulitzer Prize winner, returns to the site after having set up its investigative unit in 2014.
The boys (and girls) aren’t on the bus. That means no face-to-face interviews with swing-state voters, no hotel-bar meetings with political operatives and reports with less texture.