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BuzzFeed strikes deal to buy HuffPost from Verizon Media

BuzzFeed is buying HuffPost from Verizon, The Wall Street Journal first reported on Thursday. The acquisition is entirely in stock, and Verizon will get a stake in BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti, who helped launch The Huffington Post, will run both BuzzFeed and HuffPost after the deal closes. In addition […]
BuzzFeed strikes deal to buy HuffPost from Verizon Media
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ABC News executive in charge of hiring and diversity programs put on administrative leave while the network investigates claims of insensitive and racist remarks

ABC News placed senior vice president Barbara Fedida on administrative leave after HuffPost’s Yashar Ali investigated her extensive history of insensitive and racist remarks. Fedida, who ran hiring and diversity programs for ABC News, was reported to have enabled a toxic and abusive workplace, according to the report. Sources said […]
ABC News executive in charge of hiring and diversity programs put on administrative leave while the network investigates claims of insensitive and racist remarks
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Looking for anti-vaccine conspiracy theories? You can find them on HuffPost.

The news website HuffPost published dozens of articles and blog posts by anti-vaccine activists and vaccine sceptics under its former editor-in-chief, Arianna Huffington. Most of the articles were written by unpaid contributors, including a number of professional writers, while others were written by celebrities like Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey. […]
Looking for anti-vaccine conspiracy theories? You can find them on HuffPost.
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Here’s how liberal or conservative consumers of major news outlets are

A new report found that major American news outlets have more politically polarised audiences than their counterparts in any other country. Notably, liberal audiences consume news from a wide variety of outlets, while just one outlet – Fox News – captures the vast majority of conservative news consumers. And right-leaning […]
Here’s how liberal or conservative consumers of major news outlets are
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Fairfax Media’s joint venture with Huffington Post is ending

HuffPost Australia’s joint venture with Fairfax Media has been terminated, a little over two years after it launched, with the Sydney-based digital publication to go it alone as a smaller venture from this Friday, December 1. Australia was the 15th international edition of US publication and began in August 2015 […]
Fairfax Media’s joint venture with Huffington Post is ending
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Here’s what 25 popular websites used to look like back in the day

The World Wide Web recently turned 30, so we took a look back at what some of the world’s most popular websites looked like in their early days. The early versions of sites like Facebook, Google, and BuzzFeed are almost recognisable compared to what they look like now. Here’s what […]
Here’s what 25 popular websites used to look like back in the day