Why ad buyers shrug at BuzzFeed’s plagiarism scandal

by Ricardo Bilton
BuzzFeed’s recent plagiarism scandal may be giving journalists a severe case of schadenfreude, but it’s unlikely to do much near-term harm to the publisher’s relationship with ad buyers. BuzzFeed said on Friday that it fired politics editor Benny Johnson after finding in his work 41 instances of plagiarism, some of which was from sites as unlikely as Yahoo Answers.Read the full article