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Tuesday November 21, 2017

HuffPo Launches Internet TV Talk Channel

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 23:  Co-Founder/...

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 23: Co-Founder/Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington arrives at the Arianna Huffington & The Huffington Post presents Bill Maher and The Best of Huffpost Comedy event at The Roxy Theater on February 23, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

The Huffington Post launched an Internet TV news/talk channel yesterday.  The channel, Huff Post Live, offers 12 hours of live weekday programming. Commentators are both paid hosts and viewers who participate via their own webcams and Google Hangouts.

Huff Po’s co-founder Kenneth Lerer is investing in a fledgling live video startup, code named Planet Daily. According to the New York Times, Huff Po is following a wider trend. Even traditional newspapers now use live media to capture a wider audience.

The New York Times