BuzzFeed reposts deleted Dove article

April 10, 2015 9:40 PM

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BuzzFeed reposted a story Friday that was critical of a Dove soap commercial after questions were raised whether the story had been taken down because the maker of Dove soap was a frequent advertiser.

"I blew it," Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith wrote in a memo that he tweeted Friday. "Twice in the last couple of months, I've asked editors -- over their better judgment and without any respect to our standards or process -- to delete recently published posts from the site."

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