Editor’s Note: Digiday presents news and opinion; here are ten stories they selected as 2016’s best (expect controversy) The Zeitgeist of our Angsty Year via Digiday
What follows is Digiday’s top 10 stories for the year. These are not necessarily just our most-trafficked or most-shared stories. They capture, to a degree, the zeitgeist of our angsty times. Vice’s Shane Smith predicted a “bloodbath” in digital media, which may not have fully materialized, but there’s certainly been some collateral damage. And then there was the fake news: not new, but newly weaponized.