News outlet HuffPost — previously known as the Huffington Post — laid off 39 staffers on Wednesday, a move that follows parent company AOL's acquisition by telecom giant Verizon.
The layoffs come as new editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen is "assembling a newsroom leadership team," according to a HuffPost article reporting on the layoffs.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
HuffPost lays off 39
At the Hill, John Bowden reports,