BuzzFeed Editor in Chief Ben Smith says the idea of the "wire story" needs to be reworked in the era of social media. The old model, where wire stories run 2-8 paragraphs with varying degrees of fresh reporting, doesn’t work when people are exposed to so much information on a continued basis, Smith said. Journalists have to be more creative in the ways they deliver vital information. Original Story
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