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Topic: Huffington Post

AOL Seeks Reinvention as Media Company

But content still not a major revenue driver

A decade after broadband killed dial-up Internet, AOL is reinventing itself as a media company, according to The Economist. AOL's fourth-quarter earnings for 2012 showed growth for the first time…

Meredith Hires New Video Exec

Media conglomerate nabs veteran from Huffington Post

Old-media Meredith Corp. has made a big hire from the digital world as it looks to get in on the explosive growth in online video. Laura Rowley was hired away…

Huffington Post Loses Executive Editor Tim O'Brien

Leaving to focus on book deal

Arianna's right hand is out at The Huffington Post. Huffington announced today via company memo that Tim O'Brien, executive editor of the online publisher, will be leaving the site to work…

AOL Exhibits Solid Q4 Growth

Still, display sales for core properties remain a weak spot

AOL’s revenue increased for the first time since the second Bush administration. Its global ad business jumped 13 percent in Q4 to $410.6 million. The company’s AOL Networks division, which…

AOL CMO Exits, Won't be Replaced

Departure caps off a topsy turvy 2012 for AOL senior staffing

AOL CMO and head of communications Jolie Hunt is leaving the company after only five months, the latest move in what has been a peculiar second half of the year…

BuzzFeed Report to Publishing Partners Demonstrates Power of Social Web

Reddit generates huge referral traffic while Pinterest falls flat

Lost in all the hype about GIFs and high-profile hirings is BuzzFeed's original identity as an online publishing experiment. At its core, BuzzFeed is all about the data, which the…

AOL Restructures, Names COO

CEO Armstrong taps CFO Artie Minson to oversee three new divisions at portal

Tim Armstrong is once again tweaking AOL’s organizational structure, hoping to provide the inconstant portal with some momentum and steady direction. To help, the AOL CEO has elevated the company’s…

Publishers Use Politics to Jump-start Online Video

'New York Times,' BuzzFeed, HuffPo all planning Web coverage of national conventions

This summer looks to be absolutely huge for online video, and media companies are looking to use the upcoming conventions as their point of entry. In only the past 24 hours,…

Everything in Moderation

As the shouters grow in volume, the comment moderator's job has become more demanding

As online publishing grows increasingly social, publishers are eagerly trying to foster community on their sites. But when everyone gets a voice, things can easily go too far. Thus, among…

AOL Kills News, Launches 'Huffington'

Online publisher gets rid of news portal and all prior AOL News content

As AOL closes one door, another opens. Yesterday, AOL unceremoniously stuck a fork in the official AOL News property only a day before the launch of 'Huffington', AOL's iPad magazine…

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