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2012-03-31 07:59:38

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Huffington Post by unpaid bloggers, saying that they knew in advance that they would not receive monetary compensation for their work and that they were free to take their talents to another publication if they so desired. According to Associated Press (AP) reports, Judge John Koeltl ruled against the writers. Those bloggers had filed suit against the publication and its parent company AOL last year, claiming that they...

2011-10-07 16:00:00

Bloggers Union Backs Occupy Wall Street, Helps Fundraisers and Organizers in Media Wars. Provides large, sympathetic audience to democracy activists occupying Wall Street park just steps from Ground Zero. Seeks 100 new bloggers and photographer to document protests worldwide. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 The Huffington Post Union of Bloggers is just one year old but already has hundreds of contributers and tens of thousands of readers. Serious topics and quality writing...

2011-02-15 00:02:57

A bold move by former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Teresa Clarke has paid off. One year after relaunching the web portal Africa.com, Clarke and her team celebrate phenomenal growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Exactly one year ago, former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Teresa Clarke left her comfortable position on Wall Street to re-launch the website that she had kept shuttered for a decade, Africa.com. The bold move has paid off. Said Clarke, "International interest in...

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2011-02-07 09:00:00

American Internet provider AOL has agreed to purchase online news website The Huffington Post for $315 million dollars, the two companies announced on Monday. Roughly $300 million of the deal will be paid in cash, AOL said in a statement. Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington will be named president and editor-in-chief of the newly formed Huffington Post Media Group, which will feature content from both partners in the deal. That will include the popular technology blogs Engadget and...

2010-12-15 05:55:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new investigation, by media ethics news website StinkyJournalism.org has led to a retraction by the Huffington Post. On Aug. 29, 2010, the Huffington Post published a story that made serious charges of fraud and mistaken identity. The story, "Is Time's Aisha Story Fake" by Abdulhadi Hairan, issued false and possibly defamatory claims against TIME magazine and Aisha, an Afghan woman whose nose and ears were cut off, reportedly by Taliban...

2010-10-21 14:09:00

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Kate Hanni was named #1 Game Changer in Travel by Huffington Post and the American public. One month ago, Kate was nominated by the Huffington Post as a "Top 100 Visionary Game Changer" in the Travel Category with 6 other entrants all of whom are visionaries in their own right. Huffington Post then opened up the voting to the public and the public has chosen Kate Hanni, Executive Director of FlyersRights.org! "Naturally I am very...

2010-10-04 13:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Huffington Post ("HuffPost") a leading social news and opinion site, today announces the launch of "HuffPost Education," a new education section inspired by the issues raised in WAITING FOR "SUPERMAN," the documentary by Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim. HuffPost Education serves as a one-stop-shop education "hub," featuring up-to-the-minute news and features, blog posts, video, and community engagement around...

2009-06-02 18:41:00

Top Honors to go out to Robyn Dixon, Rick Orlov and Arianna Huffington HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author and Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington, Daily News city hall reporter Rick Orlov and Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent Robyn Dixon will receive the Los Angeles Press Club's highest honors at the 51st Annual Southern California Journalism Awards on Sunday, June 14. Former Press Club Executive Director, Alex Ben Block, will again be serving...

2009-05-22 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author and Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington; Daily News city hall reporter Rick Orlov and Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent Robyn Dixon will receive the Los Angeles Press Club's highest honors at the 51st Annual Southern California Journalism Awards on Sunday, June 14. They will be among hundreds of media professionals taking part in the Southland's oldest and most distinguished journalism gala at the Sheraton...

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2008-11-29 08:59:01

Arianna Huffington, creator of the popular blog, The Huffington Post, believes that both old and new media are joining forces to bring out the best in one another. According to Ms. Huffington, bloggers are growing in stature in the world of traditional media, while journalists are increasingly moving into the world of blogging.  "There's this real convergence, where basically you found that the best and most accurate rose to the top, whether it originated from Time magazine or from Nate...