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March 6, 2011 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: AOL, Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, strike, unpaid contributors | Leave a comment
Arianna Huffington is being cast by some unpaid Huffington Post contributors as an unethical robber baron. With Huffington awash in funds from AOL’s $315 million purchase of the Huffington Post, contributors have called a strike to demand proper compensation.
The Huffington Post, established in 2005, emerged as a leading source of aggregated news content and liberal commentary written by unpaid contributors. With the success of the site, founder Arianna Huffington rocketed to national fame, frequently appearing as a guest on cable news programs.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/03/04/huffington-post-contributors-go-on-strike-propose-collective-bargaining/#ixzz1FrD62Q7D