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Listen to Huffington Post editor explain why not paying journalists is ‘authentic’

by | 18th, February 2016

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How does new journalism work? Stephen Hull, editor-in-chief of  Huffington Post UK , was talking with Steve Hewlett on Radio 4’s Media Show yesterday.  He was asked why the website doesn’t pay for content. His answer is remarkable:

 

 

I’m not getting unpaid workers for a large corporation to suck them dry; I’m keeping you real, man.

What a visionary Hull is. To prove his dedication to a world free of filthy lucre still further, we can expect him to dispense with a salary, and give away the money he’s been

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