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Huffpost Aol Merger

HuffPost + AOL: The First Year in Numbers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media
Arianna Huffington

As amazing as this last year has been for the AOL Huffington Post Media Group, we have even bigger plans moving ahead: more sections, more international editions, more original reporting, more ways of making the site -- and the stories we cover -- social.

International Women's Day: Life (and Work) Lessons Every Woman Should Learn

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

I want to take this opportunity to mark International Women's Day by writing about the woman who had the greatest impact on my life -- my mother. She brought me up to believe that there was nothing I should be afraid to try while at the same time making it clear that she would love me not one iota less if I failed. READ MORE Bill Keller Accuses Me of "Aggregating" an Idea He Had Actually "Aggregated" From Me: In an exceptionally misinformed attack on HuffPost in a column released Thursday, Bill Keller, the executive editor of the New York Times, describes HuffPost's offerings as nothing more than "celebrity gossip, adorable kitten videos, posts from unpaid bloggers and news reports from other publications." I wonder what site he's been looking at. READ MORE

The Politics of the New Huffington Post at AOL

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jay Rosen

Is ideological innovation possible in online journalism, and will we see it from this merger? No one ever thinks to ask that. Without understanding why, we just assume the answer is no.

Journalism and the Dangers of Self-Censorship: The AOL-Huffington Post Deal

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

I have never felt the need to self-censor on The Huffington Post. We will see how things progress with the AOL/Huffington Post deal but I think it will be Arianna telling them a few things, not vice versa.

AOL and The Huffington Post

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Greg Shove of Halogen casts the deal between AOL and The Huffington Post in proper light when he says, "AOL has just placed a big bet on the authentic web at scale," making an interesting use of two important terms.