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NYT Sues HuffPo Over Mom Blog

Says 'Parentlode' too close to 'Motherlode'

(Newser) - It’s a battle of the mom blogs—though in both cases, the woman behind them is the same. The New York Times is suing the Huffington Post over the latter’s “Parentlode” blog , saying the name is too similar to the Times’ “Motherlode.” Both blogs have... More »

HuffPo Lawsuit Is ... Bunk

Says Jeff Bercovici . And Jack Shafer. And Glynnis MacNicol.

(Newser) - Jeff Bercovici calculated that if the $105 million class action suit against the Huffington Post ends in a burst of glory for the site's 9,000 unpaid bloggers, they'll each get a check for $11,666. But, writing for Forbes , he has a warning: "Don’t go spending your... More »

Unpaid Bloggers File Suit Against Huffington Post

Freelancer Jonathan Tasini brings suit, claims 'implied' compensation

(Newser) - Freelance writer Jonathan Tasini has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Huffington Post/AOL, seeking $105 million in damages for the hundreds of unpaid bloggers toiling for the site. Tasini tells the Washington Post that there was an “implied promise” of compensation for those writers. “Some people were given... More »

2 Dems Sue Huffington for Stealing Website Idea

Arianna says it's a scam, a 'completely absurd, ludicrous supposition'

(Newser) - Two Democratic political consultants are alleging, in a lawsuit filed in New York State Court, that Arianna Huffington and her business partner stole their blueprint for the website now called the Huffington Post, reports Ben Smith for Politico. James Boyce and Peter Daou claim that they had a handshake agreement... More »

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