The Huffington Post
|Foundation date||May 2005|
|Headquarters||New York City, United States|
|Key people||Arianna Huffington (editor-in-chief)|
Tim Armstrong (CEO)
Roy Sekoff (editor)
Anne Sinclair (French edition editor-in-chief)
|Slogan(s)||"The Internet Newspaper: News, Blogs, Video, Community"|
|Alexa rank||▲ 98 (April 2013[update])|
|Type of site||Political weblog|
|Available in||English, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese|
|Launched||May 9, 2005|
The Huffington Post prints news stories and columns (called blogs) by celebrities, politicians, academics, and other well known people who have been invited to write for them.
The Huffington Post has around 25 million visitors each month and is the most well known political blog in the world. Der Spiegel calls The Huffington Post the most important source of information for millions of Americans.
Writers[change | change source]
The Huffington Post has both staff writers, and other individuals they have invited to write for them, from politicians and celebrities to academics and policy experts, who contribute on a wide range of topics. The term blog is used for columns written by both staff and invited columnists.
- Alec Baldwin
- Lawrence Bender
- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
- Deepak Chopra
- Marc Cooper
- Bruce Cohen
- Richard Dawkins
- Alan Dershowitz
- Gary Hart
- Nicholas von Hoffman
- Jesse Jackson
- Alicia Keys
- Yoko Ono
- Robert Reich
- Yoani Sánchez
- Al Sharpton
- Harry Shearer
- Sigourney Weaver
- Bradley Whitford
- Cenk Uygur
References[change | change source]
- "Huffingtonpost.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-04-22.
- "Übernahme: AOL kauft Huffington Post - Golem.de". www.golem.de.
- Pitzke, Marc; York, New (10 April 2008). "Erfolgs-Blog "Huffington Post": Amerikas Alpha-Bloggerin mischt den Wahlkampf auf" – via Spiegel Online.