Unpaid Contributors Sue HuffPost
Friday, April 29, 2011
The Huffington Post built itself into a multi-million dollar brand, in part, using unpaid contributors. It’s a quid pro quo: HuffPost gets content for free while activists and celebrities get a platform for their opinions. No harm, no foul. But when AOL ponied up $315 million for the site, onetime HuffPost blogger Jonathan Tasini thought, hey, we deserve some of that. So he filed a class-action lawsuit.
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