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Ben Smith to Head Up BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News, which was recently spun off into its own division, is being led by editor in chief Ben Smith. The site, best known for cat gifs and quizzes, recently doubled down on its dedication to news, which is now its own division. Smith has been with the site since 2012, most recently as editor in chief of BuzzFeed in general. Follow BuzzFeed News on Twitter.

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