A change at the top of The Huffington Post's business desk: More of Peter Goodman on the 'middle class'
Goodman notified his staff this morning that he is moving into more of a full-time writing and reporting role, Capital has learned, though he will remain executive business editor in title and will continue to supervise the coverage from a big-picture standpoint. For the time being, Neil Katz, The Huffington Post's executive news editor, will oversee the day-to-day coverage and manage individual writers' beats.
The road ahead for The Huffington Post: Nine months and a merger later, 'Capital-J Journalism' is still a work in progress
Arianna Huffington and two of her generals in the battle to professionalize The Huffington Post, Tim O'Brien and Peter Goodman, told Capital that since the merger with AOL, they'd hired 200 journalists, created a 10-person desk of news editors, and were publishing between 50 and 60 originally reported, real news items a day, with several large features a week clocking in at more than 3,000 words.(3)