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How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth

GigaOM – 2012-02-03

In addition to some eye-popping figures for page views and unique visitors, the latest Huffington Post statistics show that if there's one thing the site knows how to do, it's how to get reader engagement that other news sites and publishers can only dream of.
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The Huffington Post launches an e-book

When the name of The Huffington Post is evoked, many people's first thought is of unpaid bloggers and aggregated content - which makes many journalists slightly unsettled. Yet The Huffington Post has... | Editors Weblog – 2011-09-08

The Huffington Post releases first e-book

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:43 The Huffington Post has turned digital publisher, releasing its first e-book, A People's History of the Great Recession by... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-08

Huffington Post publishes its first e-book, with plans for more

The Huffington Post breaks into the e-book business today with “A People’s History of the Great Recession,” based on reporter Arthur Delaney’s blogging about economic hardship. With this,... | Poynter. – 2011-09-07

Huffington Post suspends a writer for over-aggregation

The Huffington Post is again getting attention over the treatment of its writers. After Ad Age's Simon Demunco wrote about how the Huffington Post had used Ad Age's content but failed to drive... | Editors Weblog – 2011-07-12

Blogger Files Class Action Against Huffington Post Over Pay

New York - A Huffington Post blogger has filed a class action lawsuit against the company, seeking $105 million in compensation for the thousands of unpaid contributors to the site. Jonathan Tasini,... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-13

Arianna Huffington and Tim Armstrong: king and queen of content

The founder of the Huffington Post and her new boss plan to reinvent AOL through quality journalismThe original plan had been just to interview Tim Armstrong – the all-American, broad-shouldered,... | Guardian – 2011-03-25

What differentiates a working journalist from a mere blogger? The Huffington Post bloggers debate continues...

In the debate about how the Huffington Post treats its bloggers who write for free, which was sparked by AOL's $315 million purchase of the site, another argument has been introduced: bloggers aren't... | Editors Weblog – 2011-03-21

AOL Gets A Huffington Post Makeover

Posted in ArticleI’ve been curious about the direction AOL and the Huffington Post would take their new joint venture following last-month’s headline-grabbing merger announcement. With AOL... | EContent Magazine – 2011-03-11

Arianna Huffington's AOL deal sparks accusations of a political sell-out

The Huffington Post website made her the heroine of America's left, but critics say she failed to pay bloggers and used items generated by other news organisationsArianna Huffington has long reigned... | Guardian – 2011-02-27

Arianna Huffington Does Not Despise Children

As we reported Monday, Arianna Huffington spoke last weekend at a Columbia Spectator journalism awards dinner and casually offered everyone in the room a job. While we're not sure she'll get back to... | The New York Observer – 2011-02-18

Arianna Huffington: 'I believe in little legions'

The $315m sale of the Huffington Post to AOL is a great deal for its founder – but what about the unpaid bloggers who made it a success?Although Arianna Huffington has achieved worldwide fame as an... | Guardian – 2011-02-16

Will a UK content site ever sell for as much as the Huffington Post?

In a thriving ecosystem, investors are still ready to back original content sites that stand out from the crowdThe cash handed over by AOL for the Huffington Post, and before that for the technology... | Guardian – 2011-02-14

Arianna Huffington: The cheque's in the Post

The Huffington Post creator has been an 'It Girl', a hardcore Republican and a liberal figurehead. Now, thanks to AOL, she is reinventing herself as a corporate titanLast week, Arianna Huffington... | Guardian – 2011-02-13

Huffington's bank manager is happy, but will AOL be?

Even with $315m in her pocket, can Arianna Huffington work her magic on the lumbering monster that is AOL?It's a question of culture and spirit, not corporate heft. Arianna Huffington may be Empress... | Guardian – 2011-02-13

Internal Memo: Arianna Huffington

I come from Greece, the land of Zeus. What sprang full-born from my skull has now fetched $315 million. Now, like the Queens of Minos, I will rule an empire, an empire of content. The Internet is a... | The New York Observer – 2011-02-09

Huffington Post sale: 'I want to stay for ever, I want this to be my last act'

Arianna Huffington springs a surprise by pledging her liberal news website's future to a merger with US internet giantArianna Huffington says she has found her "last act". The Greek-born Cambridge... | Guardian – 2011-02-08

AOL to Acquire The Huffington Post for $315 Million

New York - AOL (NYSE: AOL) announced on Monday that it will acquire The Huffington Post, the six-year-old news site co-founded by Arianna Huffington, for $315 million. "We believe in brands, quality... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-02-08

Huffington Post: AOL takes a gamble

AOL's new chief executive Tim Armstrong wants to bet the future of his digital business on journalismHow we want to run down AOL, and how unwise it is to do so. Somewhere in the folk memory of AOL... | Guardian – 2011-02-08

AOL-Huffington Post deal: don't be snarky; it's the future of news

You can bring up Time Warner, you can call Arianna Huffington a socialite made good - but this sort of supercilious thinking misses the pointHow we want to run down AOL, and how unwise it is to do... | Guardian – 2011-02-07

Arianna Huffington: profile of the multimillion-dollar blogger

Greek-born author, who has sold the Huffington Post to AOL, set up website after failed bid to be governor of CaliforniaLess than six years after co-founding her eponymous news website, Arianna... | Guardian – 2011-02-07

Huffington Post sale: who gets the $315m?

Arianna Huffington's decision to sell to AOL means that some shareholders must be sitting on very large returns as the company has received just $37m in fundingThe $315m (£195m) acquisition of the... | Guardian – 2011-02-07

Arianna Huffington Removed From Commercial Airplane for Questioning

Liberal aggregator Arianna Huffington and another flier were removed from a commercial United Airlines plane for questioning after it touched down at La Guardia, reports the New York Post. | The New York Observer – 2011-01-11

Huffington, AP's Curley to Speak at NNA Government Affairs Conference This Week

The National Newspaper Association (NNA), the principal organization for community newspapers, has attracted a line-up of prominent media and government figures to its 49th annual Government Affairs... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-15

Tools Of Change: Publishing Conference Looks To The Future Of Books, Features Arianna Huffington, Ray Kurzweil

Even a cold pouring rain couldn't hold down attendance at O'Reilly Media's fourth annual Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, held once again at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Manhattan. Sold... | The Huffington Post – 2010-02-24

Huffington Site Starts Project to Investigate the Economy

The new group would have an initial budget of $1.75 million, estimated to be enough for 10 staff journalists who would coordinate coverage with freelancers. | New York Times – 2009-03-30

Jon Friedman's Media Web: Why Obama's new best friend is Huffington Post

How did Huffington Post, a Web site featuring bloggers who lean overtly to the left, become President Barack Obama’s new best friend in the media? | Market Watch – 2009-02-20

GlobalPost.com to Provide Content to Huffington Post World

BOSTON----GlobalPost.com has partnered with The Huffington Post to provide content, including articles, photography and video, to the Huffington Post’s newly launched World section. | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-12-09

Huffington Post secures $25m funding$

The Huffington Post, the American news and opinion website, has secured $25 million of funding from a venture capital firm.$ | Times Online – 2008-12-01

New, old media good for each other, Huffington says

New media and old can clash and crowd each other out, but blogger extraordinaire Arianna Huffington argues in a new book that the two worlds are rapidly joining together to bring out the best in... | Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-28

AOL Prepping New Weekly iPad Magazine Called 'Huffington'

At a conference in London today, David Shing, AOL’s “digital prophet” (actually his title), expressed a strong view on the superiority of websites over app-based... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-20

Is the Huffington Post a Newspaper?

This year’s Pulitzer Prizes, announced Monday, broke with tradition by honoring two primarily online publications, Politico and the Huffington Post. The prizes were restricted to print newspapers... | Slate – 2012-04-19

Janet Balis becomes first publisher of Huffington Post Media Group

Janet Balis becomes first publisher of Huffington Post Media Group (Jason Del Ray/Ad Age) | Poynter. – 2012-05-24

The Huffington Post Wants to Help Brands Create Their Own Content Sites

The Huffington Post is expanding the way it works with brands in an effort to cash in on the popular brand-as-publisher trend, Ad Age has learned. The company, part of AOL, has been talking to ad... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-23

Media Decoder Blog: Huffington Post Introduces Its Online Magazine

The digital publication, with content distinct from the Web site, is supposed to replicate the Sunday magazine experience. | The New York Times – 2012-06-13

Huffington Post Introduces Its Online Magazine

The Huffington Post, which has methodically spread its wings from juicy gossip about Salma Hayek’s cleavage and pointed political commentary to a Pulitzer Prize-winning 10-part series on... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-13

AOL doubles down on Web-to-magazine model with launch of ‘Huffington’ for iPad

New York Times | Mashable | Capital New York This free preview issue of Huffington magazine will come out Thursday. The Huffington Post launches an iPad magazine on… Read more | Poynter. – 2012-06-14

AOL Kills News, Launches 'Huffington'

As AOL closes one door, another opens. Yesterday, AOL unceremoniously stuck a fork in the official AOL News property only a day before the launch of 'Huffington', AOL's iPad magazine... | AdWeek – 2012-06-15

Huffington: Smart experiment, or old-media mistake?

Huffington Post now looks less like a blog network and more like a traditional media entity, having launched its own weekly digital magazine for the iPad -- but is launching a subscription app a... | GigaOM – 2012-06-15

The Media Equation: Huffington Magazine Continues Digital Media’s Incursion

Arianna Huffington speaking at the party last week for Huffington, the new iPad weekly magazine. | The New York Times – 2012-06-18

Huffington Magazine: Politico's Newsroom Is 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post's new iPad magazine Huffington has hit the proverbial newsstands with a very fun, incestuous read on the inner-workings of Politico. We're calling it... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-22

The Huffington Post Also Got Snookered By Wall Street Journal Fabricator

Yalie Liane Membis got a lot of attention for making up people and quotes during her very brief Wall Street Journal internship, but it turns out she fabricated during her college writing career too,... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-07-06

Unsurprisingly, Huffington Post Makes Its Tablet Magazine Free

With an enormous website full of free content every day, it seems that asking readers to pay 99 cents per issue for a tablet magazine from Huffington Post always did seem like an incongruity, which... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-03

Huffington iPad mag stops charging, renewing concern about readers’ willingness to pay

Capital New York | GigaOM The Huffington Post’s new weekly iPad magazine — originally priced at 99 cents / $1.99 a month / $19.99 a year — is dropping its price to zero after... | Poynter. – 2012-08-03

Huffington Makes Her Tablet Magazine Free, After Five Issues

When The Huffington Post launched its weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, a month and a half ago, executive editor Tim O'Brien explained why they had decided to make it a paid product at 99 cents... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-08-03

How the Huffington Post handles 70+ million comments a year

The Huffington Post has accumulated more than 70 million comments so far this year, far surpassing the 2011 total of 54 million. To take a single example, its post (the first published) with the... | Poynter. – 2012-10-23

Huffington Post Loses Executive Editor Tim O'Brien

Arianna's right hand is out at The Huffington Post. Huffington announced today via company memo that Tim O'Brien, executive editor of the online publisher, will be leaving the site to work... | AdWeek – 2013-02-20

Struggling for Ad Support, Huffington Mag Looks Past iPad

When The Huffington Post’s weekly iPad magazine Huffington transitioned from a pay model to free last August, advertising was intended to sustain the tablet-native title, as consumers had... | AdWeek – 2013-05-27

Face Up: Huffington

MAGSTATS Issue: July 28, 2013Frequency: Weekly Launched: June 2012Circ: 600,000 (Free iPad)Editor: John MontorioDesign: Josh KlenertPublishing Company: The Huffington Post | Folio Magazine – 2013-08-29

Arianna Huffington and Heather Reisman become first honourees of Women's Brain Health Initiative

Media and publishing icons become inaugural members of Hope-Knot 100 Club at Toronto fundraiser supporting research into women's aging brain health, dementia and Alzheimer's disease TORONTO, S... | CNW – 2013-09-11

Huffington Post CEO Jimmy Maymann on how the network will break even globally this year - Advertising Week New York video

The chief executive tells Mark Sweney that Buzzfeed isn't the only publisher banking on a video strategy and explains why the rise of Mail Online isn't something that keeps him awake at nightMark... | Guardian – 2013-09-27

Huffington takes on Sandberg in new book

W H Allen has bought a new book by Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington. The title is said... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-03

Best Books 2013: The Huffington Post Canada's Picks For Literature This Year

Amidst the many "best of the year" lists that emerge in December, probably the most useful one has to be the "best books" list. After all, TV and movies both get plenty of attention through the... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-13

Huffington Photo Issue 2013: The Year In Images

Huffington's year-end double issue presents the biggest news of the 2013, all through the prism of photography. It covers key categories, from national and international news to entertainment and... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-18

Huffington Issue 85: Egypt's Reset, Outrage Haters And More

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at Egypt three years after the revolution that ended the rule of Mubarak and seemingly launched a new era of democracy, only to find that the... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-22

Arianna Huffington Partners With DonorsChoose For Her New Book

People who pre-order the book, Thrive, before March 25 will receive a DonorsChoose gift card equal to the book's list price.DonorsChoose, one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2014,... | Fast Company – 2014-02-13

Huffington Post UK Pursues 60-Second Political News Videos

Huffington Post UK is the latest news outlet to make a move in the field of short-form video, announcing its commitment to a new 60-second "video news series". The minute-long videos, called... | Editor & Publisher – 2014-03-20

Arianna Huffington interview 'I find stories everywhere'

Arianna Huffington has had a remarkable rise from poverty to become editor of the world's second-biggest news website, the Huffington Post. And as her new book shows, it has taken extraordinary... | The Guardian – 2014-03-30

Thrive Conference: Live Updates From Arianna Huffington & Mika Brzezinski's 2-Day Event

"The architecture of our lives is badly in need of renovation and repair," Arianna Huffington writes in her recently published New York Times bestseller, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining... | The Huffington Post – 2014-04-25

The Huffington Post on the rise of the viral editor

Success on the web is all about testing, testing, testing. We spoke to the Huffington Post's Kate Palmer about the publisher’s tradition of experimentation, the rise of its viral editors and more.... | Digiday – 2014-08-19

The Huffington Post offers agencies content lessons

In a twist on the publisher-agency partnership, The Huffington Post has teamed up with a creative agency, Leo Burnett. Here's why. The post The Huffington Post offers agencies content lessons... | Digiday – 2014-10-13

In the Name of Content Marketing, Leo Burnett to Share Client Work With Huffington Post

The rise of content marketing and native advertising occasionally makes for strange bedfellows, as in a recent alliance between ad agency Leo Burnett and digital publisher The Huffington Post, which... | Advertising Age – 2014-10-13

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