Arianna Huffington

Bloomberg’s Mark Crumpton taking HuffingtonPost writer lawsuit hard

Always stoic Mark Crumpton’s not looking so good as he reports on the writers suing AOL/HuffingtonPost for a piece of the $315m AOL acquisition. (Either that or my stream froze up at the least flattering moment imaginable! Sorry Mark, just playing around … your sangfroid makes you one of the best broadcasters in the business).

Ritholtz On Arianna Huffington Getting Rich Off Unpaid Writers

There’s been lots of chatter about how the top dogs at HuffingtonPost will get rich from AOL’s $315m acquisition of the site, and how that trend may continue because all the content is sourced from bloggers for free. Top-dog financial blogger and money manager Barry Ritholtz has a great take on this model that’s followed

Ritholtz On Arianna Huffington Getting Rich Off Unpaid Writers

There’s been lots of chatter about how the top dogs at HuffingtonPost will get rich from AOL’s $315m acquisition of the site, and how that trend may continue because all the content is sourced from bloggers for free. Top-dog financial blogger and money manager Barry Ritholtz has a great take on this model that’s followed

3 Reasons Henry Blodget Will Be The Next Media Mogul

Last week BusinessInsider editor in chief Henry Blodget wrote a Twitter Manifesto, or Tweetifesto as he called it, about his position on investigative journalism that can best be summarized like this: Blodget likes hard journalism but it’s not profitable enough. It’s been 9 days so most have missed or forgotten the 30 tweets (below) comprising

Eliot Spitzer on Financial Crisis (videos)

Former NY attorney general and governor Eliot Spitzer was on CNBC today discussing how the financial crisis could have been avoided—two videos below. Familiar refrains from the former ‘Sheriff of Wall Street’ who crusaded for investment bank regulation.