Peretti’s wake-up call to papers


“The world needs sustainable, profitable, vibrant content companies staffed by dedicated professionals; especially content for people that grew up on the web, whose entertainment and news interests are largely neglected by television and newspapers.”

Jonah Peretti’s much-shared memo to his Buzzfeed staff celebrating their phenomenal growth (80 million unqiues, 300 plus staff and now in profit). For newspapers, again, the takeaways are obvious. Learn from the leader in social/mobile for new generation of readers – or see your lunch get eaten.

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