Valerie Vande Panne

Why I boycott HuffPo

And I’m not the only one:

“I can’t respect a publication that doesn’t respect its own writers, and by extension, its readers.

If we want to live in a culture that embraces facts, good storytelling, informed commentary and public debate (as well as labor rights!), we’ve got to realize that those things don’t just emerge accidentally…

This gorgeous and strange and hard world deserves good media shedding light upon it in an ethical way. My little personal boycott of the HuffPo is because it does not.”—Anna Clark, from her piece Why The Huffington Post Makes Me Angry

I link to it here, because she is right, and she lays out eloquently why I, too, have boycotted HuffPo since its inception.

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