Andy Vogel points us to news that the Huffington Post political news site may already be worth $200m – a lot more than some major US newspapers. Vogel says that the newspaper industry should see the success of the three year old site as a glimmer of hope.

Meanwhile the New York Times has a piece that compares and contrasts the Huffpo with the latest news player The Daily Beast from Tina Brown. The paper says:

Ms. Brown’s site is profoundly different from The Huffington Post in ways that will help determine which one will survive. Those differences in some ways are reflections of their two personal styles — aristocratic and populist.

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