Huffington Post Reports: Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington Honored as ‘Media Person of the Year’

The Huffington Post’s Media vertical alerts us to the fact that The Huffington Post’s founder and namesake, Arianna Huffington, has been named ‘Person of the Year’ by I Want Media.

According to the Huffington Post piece, “Arianna Huffington beat out contenders like Tina Fey, Rupert Murdoch and the Laid-Off Journalist to win I Want Media’s Person of the Year 2008.”

After quoting I Want Media’s writeup (“[Arianna] Huffington had a big year in 2008, guiding her liberal-leaning news and blog site to record traffic during the U.S. election season”), The Huffington Post offered “Thanks to everyone who voted.” For Ms. Huffington.

Huffington Post Reports: Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington Honored as ‘Media Person of the Year’