NPR writes about the state and the future of the media industry in light of Jeff Bezos’s recent acquisition of the Washington Post. In the article, Arianna Huffington says that the success of her media model is the mixture of blogging, curation and commentary together have leveled the playing field for anyone online as compared to traditional media:
The fact that we can have the prime minister of France next to a homeless teenager who has something interesting to say, is something that is very much at the heart of what distinguishes HuffPost as a purely digital operation.
The article notes that while curation was initially shunned by media purists, sites like the Huffington Post have transformed it into a standard practice.
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