Deadline Club names Huffington Post, AP as its biz award winners

The Deadline Club announced the winners of its annual journalism contest on Tuesday. Here are the winners in the business journalism categories, as well as the finalists: Business Feature WINNER Dave Jamieson, The Huffington Post, “The Life and Death of an Amazon Warehouse Temp” FINALISTS Kashmir Hill, Fusion, “I Created A Fake Business & Bought […]

Huffington Post killed negative story pitch on Uber

The Huffington Post killed a story pitch about Uber and drowsy drivers earlier this month, shortly before editor in chief Arianna Huffington joined the taxi company’s board, reports Erik Wemple of The Washington Post. Wemple writes, “On April 6, reporter Sarah Digiulio sent a note to some colleagues apprising them of this story in the […]

Huffington recuses herself from Uber coverage

Huffington Post editor Arianna Huffington has recused herself from the website’s coverage of taxi service Uber after being named to its board, writes Dave Jamieson, its labor reporter. Jamieson writes, “Huffington said every story related to Uber will be accompanied by a disclosure noting that she’s on the company’s board. According to an email sent out […]

Huffington Post hires new business reporter from Reuters

The Huffington Post Media Group announced Wednesday that Ben Walsh has been  hired as a business reporter, starting Sept. 15, covering money and finance. For the last three years, Walsh has served as online editor and business writer at Reuters. He worked on Reuters’ “Counterparties,” a product focused on bringing together the best business, finance […]

HuffPo business sets record for visitors

Emily Peck, the managing editor if Huffington Post business, sent out the following email to its staff on Monday:     Last week, I sent around a different congratulatory email, saying that biz hit a new record in social referrals in November. Now I’m back with more amazingness! November Business traffic hit an all-time high […]