Democratic consultants accuse Huffington of stealing their idea

Politico.com
Peter Daou and James Boyce charge in their lawsuit that Arianna Huffington and partner Ken Lerer designed the Huffington Post from a plan they'd presented, and in doing so, violated a handshake agreement to work together. Huffington calls the charge of stolen ideas and broken deals "a completely absurd, ludicrous supposition" from men whom she'd turned down for jobs on the site.
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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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