Accuracy in Media

HuffPo to Drop AP in 2015, Build In-House News Service

The Huffington Post announced last week that it is planning to stop using Associated Press stories once its contract ends in 2015, and instead plans to build an in-house news service while relaunching its website and expanding internationally. Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington made the announcement in a year-end memo to the staff: […]

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Big Media Lobby for Immigration Bill

Big media corporations are lobbying for passage of the Gang of Eight’s 844-page immigration bill, S. 744. Critics call it amnesty. In addition to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation (the parent of Fox News), the companies include:  Walt Disney Co. (owns ABC News) Hearst Corp. (owns 15 daily newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, […]

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Dan Rather is Impressed with Obama’s Foreign Policy

Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight this week to promote his new book, and told Morgan that he was impressed enough with Obama’s foreign policy to give the President an A for his efforts. Morgan: When you look at President Obama’s foreign policy since he became President, are you […]

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Did Arianna Huffington get Promoted or Demoted?

It has been a little more than a year since AOL announced it was buying the mega news-aggregation website The Huffington Post for what was considered an astronomical price of $315 million. At the time analysts wondered whether or not AOL-HuffPo would eventually become more HuffPo than AOL, since the site was showing some growth […]

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The HuffPo Effect: AOL Stock Hits All-Time Low

AOL stock nosedived by more than 25% yesterday after the company released earnings that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. The earnings reflected the first full quarter since the company purchased the Huffington Post earlier this year, which has failed to provide any of the synergy that AOL stockholders were promised when the deal was […]

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Huffington Disses NY Times Paywall

Arianna Huffington, who has been engaged in an on-again, off-again war of words with The New York Times, threw down the gauntlet by criticizing the Gray Lady’s new pay wall. From WWD Arianna Huffington tossed another grenade in the direction of The New York Times on Wednesday afternoon, during her luncheon address at a Gilt […]

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HuffPo Traffic Surges After Merger

The Huffington Post appears to be benefiting from its merger with AOL as the latest website traffic numbers show a significant spike in traffic. Since the merger took effect, AOL has fired hundreds of employees and dropped websites that Arianna Huffington didn’t feel comported with her strategy to remake the combined company. According to the […]

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February 2015

2/3/2015 - Arianna Huffington Wants More Happy Facebook Stories

December 2014

12/29/2014 - HuffPo to Drop AP in 2015, Build In-House News Service

May 2013

5/27/2013 - Big Media Lobby for Immigration Bill

5/4/2012 - Dan Rather is Impressed with Obama’s Foreign Policy

5/3/2012 - Joy Behar: Republicans Would Have Held a Ticker-Tape Parade if Bush had Killed bin Laden [Video]

April 2012

4/6/2012 - Did Arianna Huffington get Promoted or Demoted?

January 2012

1/29/2012 - One Year Later, AOL Merger with HuffPo a Financial Failure

August 2011

8/10/2011 - The HuffPo Effect: AOL Stock Hits All-Time Low

May 2011

5/13/2011 - Huffington Disses NY Times Paywall

April 2011

4/9/2011 - HuffPo Traffic Surges After Merger

March 2011

3/11/2011 - New York Times’ Keller Declares War on HuffPo

3/5/2011 - Arianna Huffington Tells Bloggers: ‘Go Ahead and Strike’

February 2011

2/14/2011 - HuffPo Blogonomics

2/10/2011 - The Left Rises Up Against HuffPo