HuffPo Has Competition, Compliments of Colbert

Because Arianna takes his material, Stephen Colbert is taking hers
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2011 12:17 PM CST

Stephen Colbert is one-upping Arianna Huffington. Because her Huffington Post likes to "repurpose" his show's content—it even has a dedicated page for his material—he's going to do the same to her. Introducing the Colbuffington Re-Post, which is in fact the Huffington Post website with Colbert's new banner atop, notes TechCrunch. Colbert is also happy to sell his new site—for $316 million, a wee bit more than HuffPo got from AOL. "Arianna if I find a buyer, I promise to give you the same cut you give me," says Colbert. (More Stephen Colbert stories.)

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