Mashable Pivots, Cuts Staff And Hard News Coverage05:48

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Media company Mashable announced shifts in its executive order as well as cuts to its editorial staff yesterday, steering away from coverage of world news and politics in favor of “technology, web culture, science, social media, entertainment, business and lifestyle,” according to a memo from founder Pete Cashmore.

NPR’s media correspondent David Folkenflik speaks to Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about what the shift means for other small digital media companies.


This segment aired on April 8, 2016.

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