Arianna Huffington and the legacy she will leave at HuffPo Arianna Huffington has announced that she will step down as editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post. She says she’ll be moving on to create a health and wellness web service called Thrive Global. Huffington launched HuffPo in 2005 with Jonah Peretti, the late Andrew Breitbart and Ken Lerer. The Huffington Post quickly became a must-read for the rich and powerful, and it changed the way the world of news operated. What is the legacy Huffington will leave behind at HuffPo?
L.A. Times Buyouts This week, dozens of reporters, columnists and editors at the paper accepted buyouts. They will be leaving in the coming weeks and months. The list includes many who have worked at the paper for decades. What does this latest gutting mean for the future of the Times? And for journalism in L.A.?
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?