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The New York Times’ Ben Smith saw the alt-right’s rise and sees a new era for social platforms

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Ben Smith has an enviable view of the current media landscape. Before The New York Times announced in January 2020 that the publication had hired Smith to be its media columnist, he had eight years as the editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed, a period during which the meme publisher matured into a media company that retained its social savvy while also operating a news...