Betting On News, Aol Is Buying The Huffington Post

Betting on News, AOL Is Buying The Huffington Post

The deal would give AOL a major presence in journalism, demonstrating the company’s intention to rely more heavily on online advertising.

Senh: That's great for The Huffington Post, although they're not exactly a content site. I wonder Drudge thinks of this. HuffPost is really just Drudge Report with editors for for different categories.

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