Huffpost, bought out, lays off dozens

Catching up here: From John Bowden at the Hill:

News outlet HuffPost — previously known as the Huffington Post — laid off 39 staffers on Wednesday, a move that follows parent company AOL’s acquisition by telecom giant Verizon.

The layoffs come as new editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen is “assembling a newsroom leadership team,” according to a HuffPost article reporting on the layoffs. Arianna Huffington, who founded the site in 2005 as the Huffington Post, left the outlet in August. More.

Reality check: Have we reached the point where progressivism must actually pay?

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