The Huffington Post Under Lydia Polgreen Turns Away From ‘Old Ideological Dividing Lines’

An appeal to people from all walks of life

If the common narrative of this post-election period has been that of an already polarized world pushed to even farther and tighter ideological poles, Lydia Polgreen’s Huffington Post will not be a participant in the great siloing. “The old ideological dividing lines seem irrelevant and inimical to our journalistic mission,” read last month’s staff memo from Huffington Post’s recently appointed EIC. “The question we must ask ourselves is this: Who are we for?”