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.?
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”