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Will HuffPo Change? Will AOL? Or will everything stay the same?

Do you think that HuffPo will become a little more centrist in it's reporting, or do you think that AOL's acquisition of the media outlet will change anything about it? I realize that time will tell, I am just pondering what may happen.

*YES, I know that this leads to speculation however this post is set up clearly for that*


Asked by QuinnMae at 12:05 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (14)
  • I agree with those who say aol goes left...

    Answer by agentwanda at 10:45 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • It sounds like AOL is trying to cash in on Huffpo's popularity, I'd say AOL moves left.

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:13 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Personally, I hope it doesn't change too much. It sounds like Ariana will be staying on as editor in chief, so hopefully it won't change a lot. Maybe a risky move for AOL, I don't know. I didn't even know AOL was really still around. LOL

    Answer by pam19 at 12:16 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • "Arianna Huffington will become president and editor-in-chief for many of AOL's Web properties including Engadget, MapQuest, Moviefone, Patch, PopEater, StyleList, and TechCrunch. The new Web media conglomerate will be called the Huffington Post Media Group."

    I don't use Mapquest, MoviePhone, and rarely cite PopEater, etc..... But, IMO~ if Arianna is at the helm~ biased blogging will be abound!


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 12:18 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • AOL moves left like loving said. I see their stock fell.

    Answer by Carpy at 2:16 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Do people still have AOL? I thought they were an old dinosaur with the less expensive companies offering the same services.
    The Huffpo actually has some more centrist stories already though there is no mistaking their position. Just a guess but I think AOL will change more than the Huff.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 12:12 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • No. Arianna retains editorial control.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 2:25 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • AOL moves left like loving said. I see their stock fell.

    And still dropping....


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:35 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Its Arianna's vision, I can't imagine it would change much


    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:31 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I was wondering about this myself, Im glad alot of ppl think that Huffington Post will not change!! YAY

    Answer by ladysylpher at 4:07 PM on Feb. 7, 2011