Doree Shafrir

Senior culture writer at BuzzFeed

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Senior culture writer at BuzzFeed.

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In the novel “Startup,” 28-year-old Mack McAllister has come up with an app to cheer people up. His company’s motto: “Do Good Work and the Work Will Help the Good.”

BuzzFeed writer's new novel satirizes tech startup culture

In the novel “Startup,” 28-year-old Mack McAllister has come up with an app to cheer people up. His company’s motto: “Do Good Work and the Work Will Help the Good.”

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Jill Abramson has been fired from her job as executive editor at the New York Times for “newsroom management issues.”

NY Times Fires Its Executive Editor

Jill Abramson has been fired from her job as executive editor at the New York Times for “newsroom management issues.”

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The FAA has declared a no-fly zone over the Astor Courts Estates on the Hudson River, the port-a-potties are said to be worth $15,000 apiece., and guests weren't notified until a week…

News Blackout Doesn't Curb Media Frenzy over Clinton Nuptials

The FAA has declared a no-fly zone over the Astor Courts Estates on the Hudson River, the port-a-potties are said to be worth $15,000 apiece., and guests weren't notified until a week…

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