Election 2016

The Atlantic Hires BuzzFeed Senior Political Writer McKay Coppins

McKay Coppins wrote the book on modern-day Republicans, literally.

This Democratic Super PAC’s App Identifies Which Brands Anti-Trump Shoppers Should Boycott

Just in time for Black Friday, a Democratic app aims to help shoppers that aren't fans of America's future magnate-in-chief track all the businesses he has dealings with.

5 Prominent TV Newsers on What They Learned From Campaign 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's brilliant use and erstwhile abuse of the media during his improbable but convincing presidential run was a major headline throughout the campaign. The surprise of Trump's ascendance […]

How Donald Trump’s Win Made Pollsters, Pundits and Journos All Big Losers

On MSNBC's Morning Joe, just hours after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the show's co-hosts and panelists sat around a table in 30 Rock's famed Studio 8H. The home of Saturday Night Live was packed with a live audience—and yet, this was a quiet room.

New Balance Praises Trump, and Angry Consumers Are Burning Their Shoes in Protest

New Balance is facing backlash from fans after it expressed support for President-Elect Trump the day after the election. An executive of the Boston-based shoemaker noted that "frankly with President-Elect Trump we feel things are going to move in the right direction."

Katy Perry and Other Celebs Are Pushing Anti-Trump #TwitterBlackOut Effort, but Should Brands Join In?

When pop star Katy Perry joined the grass-roots #TwitterBlackout effort on the microblogging platform Wednesday, the movement truly began to gain traction.

How the White House Will Keep Obama’s Tweets Alive While Handing Over Control of @POTUS

Not all tweets go to heaven, it turns out. For social media posts attached to official government accounts, the White House has a plan.

Entrepreneurs Call Trump’s Election a ‘Wake Up Call’ and Worry How It Affects the World

LISBON—The morning after the U.S. presidential election, the mood of Europe's largest tech conference was rather somber, mirroring how many Americans themselves felt about Donald Trump becoming the next president of the United States.

BuzzFeed Didn’t Need TV to Make a Mighty Fine Election-Night TV Show for Millennials

On Tuesday night, BuzzFeed News showed the Twitter audience what election night coverage could look like for millennials.

Donald Trump Turned Stephen Colbert’s Showtime Election Comedy Special Into a Wake

In August, when Showtime Networks CEO and president David Nevins made the "half announcement" that Stephen Colbert would host a live, comedy special for Showtime on election night, the exec told reporters, "That sounds fun, r