Conor Brophy: Buzzfeed is getting serious by pumping resources into a high-powered investigations unit
Will it pay off?
Founding an investigations unit within your successful media start-up sounds a bit like the old joke about how to become a millionaire: “Start out as a billionaire, then invest in an airline/football club.”
But that’s what Buzzfeed has done. Rather than planes or players, it has invested over the past two years in enticing high-flying reporters from the likes of the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Sunday Times....
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