The Huffington Post officially rebrands to HuffPost

A statement from the publisher said the significantly re-imagined branding was the first in its 12-year history and reflected the company’s “identity as a leader in providing people with real, authentic news and information in relevant, accessible and fun ways”. “HuffPost is the pioneer of online journalism and continues to lead the digital news landscape,” said CEO of HuffPost Jared …

The Huffington Post Is Now HuffPost

The Huffington Post ― the name displayed atop this site throughout its 12-year existence ― is no more. Welcome to HuffPost. The official name change, Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen said in an interview Thursday, reflects “what our readers call us anyway.” “Sometimes it’s a good idea just to embrace the name that your audience has chosen,” Polgreen continued. “It’s shorter, it’s …

The SpaceStation adds The Huffington Post premium ad inventory to their network

The SpaceStation (24.com’s digital media sales arm) will represent The Huffington Post South Africa’s premium ad inventory across web and mobile web, making them custodians of some of the most anticipated internet traffic this year. “The announcement is especially exciting for the local media industry and is without doubt an important indicator of the growth of digital publishing,” says Gustav …

HuffPost snags M&G’s Pillay as editor

Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Media24 and the Huffington Post recently announced the launch of the US website in South Africa. Pillay …

The Huffington Post SA will deliver quality digital journalism to South Africans

The Huffington Post will launch its 17th edition in South Africa in November in partnership with South African media company, Media24. Andreij Horn, the general manager of 24.com, the digital news website that will complement The Huffington Post South Africa, told the World Editors Forum that this venture is not just good for business, it’s good for Africa.  With a focus on …

The Huffington Post Announces HuffPost South Africa, Expands Global Presence with 17th Edition

HuffPost to Partner with Media24, South Africa’s top digital media publisher; Site to Launch in November The Huffington Post and Media24, South Africa’s top media company, announced today a partnership to launch HuffPost South Africa, the first sub-saharan African edition for the company. HuffPost CEO, Jared Grusd, and Media24 CEO, Esmaré Weideman made the announcement. “South Africa is an extremely …

Media24 to launch Huffington Post in South Africa

Media24 and The Huffington Post will launch HuffPost in South Africa in November. This is HuffPost’s first venture into sub-Saharan Africa, with South Africa an “extremely exciting market for the company”, said HuffPost CEO Jared Grusd. “Internet users there are expected to grow to 35.4 million by 2018, digital video is expected to grow by more than 29%, and overall mobile …

HuffPost to Launch South Africa Edition

The Huffington Post has partnered with South Africa media company Media24 to launch HuffPost South Africa. The site—expected to launch in November—will be the 17th international edition of the HuffPost and its first sub-saharan African site. HuffPost CEO Jared Grusd (who happens to be South African), said the expansion to South Africa was a logical next step. “South Africa is an …