Launch of the German Huffington Post
Interviews with nJimmy Maymann, CEO of The Huffington PostnChristoph Schuh, Board Member of TOMORROW FOCUS AGnOliver Eckert, Managing Director TOMORROW FOCUS Media and responsible for German online news portal FOCUS OnlinennThe Huffington Post, one of the most prominent news and opinion websites, will launch in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in partnership with TOMORROW FOCUS AG, one of the leading publicly traded Internet companies in Germany. The German editionnof The Huffington Post will be a subsidiary company of TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH. The Huffington Post will bring its signature mix of news, blogging, community, and social engagement to the German edition, which will be both a news outlet and a platform that captures the unique perspectives, voices and spirit of the German people. TOMORROW FOCUS Media will contribute the editorial power of FOCUS Online, Germany's fastest growing news portal in combination with one of the biggest local ad networks. An editorial team of experienced journalists will be formed in Munich in the next months, with the launch expected in fall this year. Further details will be announced at a press conference in Munich during the digital conference DLDwomen 2013 of Hubert Burda Media on 15 July 2013. Arianna Huffington is Co-Chairwoman of DLDwomen 2013.nnThe Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 46.2 million monthly U.S. unique visitors (comScore January, 2013) posting over eight million comments each month. The site has over 30,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy.