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Code Conference 2015: BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti and Ben Smith

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

BuzzFeed wants to be known for more than just cat photos. It’s built a vast and admired news operation as well as a powerful Los Angeles-based video unit. Here’s what CEO Jonah Peretti and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith have to say about it. Interviewed by Peter Kafka.

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