Matthew Garrahan and Shannon Bond, reporting for The Financial Times (paywall, alas, which you can sometimes poke through via Google News):
The editor of BuzzFeed has had discussions with the company
started by Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of the late Steve Jobs,
about investing in the digital media company’s news division,
according to two people with knowledge of the talks.
Discussions between Ms Powell Jobs’ company, the Emerson
Collective, which last year took a majority stake in The Atlantic
magazine, and Buzzfeed’s editor, Ben Smith, are at a preliminary
stage and people close to the talks cautioned that a deal may not
BuzzFeed is doing great work, so I’m not surprised Powell Jobs would be interested.