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HuffPost Kills Its Unpaid Contributor Network

HuffPost, formerly known as The Huffington Post, has long relied on a network of unpaid contributors for a good bit of its content. It’s a model that has put the publication under fire from writers that feel they should be paid for the work, as well as the public when the often amateur contributors wrote news stories that were perhaps not as factually accurate as they might have been had they been written by a professional journalist. 135 more words

Briefing

NYT creates sexual harassment ad, stirs emotions

Sometimes, a simple advertisement can be as powerful as art, music or movies, and a recent New York Times ad sure moved mountains of emotions in viewers everywhere. 183 more words

The Inspired Life

Deep Fried Mozzarella Sandwich; Huffington Post Shuts Down Submissions

I’m not going to lie.  This looks really good.  I’m not a doctor or dietician, but I’d also say probably not for anyone struggle with heart disease. 413 more words

Food

Give to January's Charity of the Month

This year, I’m celebrating giving back to others in our local and national communities. Every month, I’ll be profiling a different nonprofit and the many ways YOU can help. 108 more words

Huffington Post ends exploitation of citizen journalists

Huffington Post seemed like a good and easy platform for aspiring writers who wrote for free, but now that avenue has been closed.

Facts have been devalued by those who proclaim to be news producers, and their poor quality shows. 70 more words

Alleged Journalism

Farewell, unpaid blogger: HuffPost drops free contributor platform that drove its growth (TechCrunch)

TechCrunch: Farewell, unpaid blogger: HuffPost drops free contributor platform that drove its growth. “As the US media, tech world and the powers that be in Washington continue to try to figure out how to tackle things like fake news, the level of discourse, and how to keep the business of publishing from falling off a virtual cliff, one of the media properties that has been instrumental in influencing how news is framed online is making a big change. 20 more words

Tweaks & Updates

HuffPost Shuts Down Unpaid Contributor Blogger Program

The Huffington Post announced that it will immediately cease its unpaid contributors program — which led to its rise as a media brand — to improve the editorial quality of the news site and cut down on unvetted reporting. 307 more words

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