Freelancers Tell Arianna Huffington to Put Money Where Mouth Is

Now that Arianna Huffington has some cash from selling her site to AOL, will she finally stop driving down the value of journalism?

AOL's $315 million acquisition of the Huffington Post may be great news for Arianna Huffington, but will it be any help to the legions of writers that currently give her content for free?

If she scales her freelancer payment habits—continuing to offer exposure in lieu of actual money—it could be terrible for journalists, further driving down the pay rates for online reporting.

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