Craig Silverman

BuzzFeed News
Media editor
Montreal, Quebec
Craig Silverman is the media editor of BuzzFeed News. He was founding editor of BuzzFeed Canada. He previously was a fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, and founded Emergent.info, a real-time rumor tracker. Craig edited the Verification Handbook from the European Journalism Centre. He previously served as director of content for Spundge and helped launch OpenFile, an online local news startup that delivered community-driven reporting in six Canadian cities. He is the founder of the Poynter Institute blog Regret the Error and author of Regret The Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech.