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BuzzFeed’s Shani Hilton: Millennials don’t need their own news


Mic CEO Chris Altchek said last week that to get the Millennial generation to care about news, they need a different kind of news than what appeals to older generations. But, BuzzFeed’s executive director of news Shani Hilton explains why Millennials really aren’t that different: “Millennials are interested in the same things that other people are. ‘Tell me something I don’t know. Tell me something I care about.’”

+ Our Millennials research shows that the generation is anything but “newsless,” with 85 percent saying keeping up with the news is at least somewhat important to them

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