Tumblr To Launch News Site Covering Events In The Tumblrverse
The online network will be reporting exclusively on things that happen in its blogs, further solidifying the community.
Online network Tumblr is growing into its own exclusive universe with the creation of an exclusive news blog that will report on events from within the site. New editorial writers have been hired to unearth and cover compelling work found in Tumblr blogs.
The NY Times reports that Chris Mohney (senior vice president for content at BlackBook Media) will be the site’s editor in chief and Jessica Bennett (senior writer and editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast) will be the executive editor and correspondent. Bennett said: