Posts Tagged ‘AOL’

Attention Arianna Huffington

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The National Writers Union will co-staff a picket line against Arianna Huffington, who is scheduled to appear at the upcoming National Association of Black Journalists’ convention in Philadelphia, Thursday, August 4, 2011.

Huffington is the respondent in a class action lawsuit recently filed against the Huffington, Huffington Post owner Arianna Huffington, et al, and, Inc.


Huffington’s Plunder – Chris Hedges, Truthdig

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

This column about the sale to AOL should not be ignored.

The sale … is emblematic of this new paradigm of American journalism. The Huffington Post, as Stephen Colbert pointed out when he stole the entire content of The Huffington Post and rechristened it, The Colbuffington Re-post, produces little itself. The highly successful site, like most Internet sites, is largely pirated from other sources, especially traditional news organizations, or is the product of unpaid writers who are rechristened “citizen journalists.”

Full read here.

There Goes the Neighborhood

Monday, February 7th, 2011

AOL agrees to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million; Arianna Huffington to be media group prez – NY Daily News Headline.