To celebrate the launch of new Huffington Post verticals HuffPo Women and HuffPo Parents yesterday, Arianna Huffington sat down for a live newsroom video chat with Marlo Thomas, star of the ’60s sitcom That Girl and author of the New Age children’s classic Free to Be You and Me.
Ms. Thomas will serve as editor at large for the lavender-themed women’s site, contributing original video content. According to Forbes, she will make a cool $1 million doing it—which, if true, must be the biggest payday she’s had in years. She will be joined by new managing editor Farah Miller, former digital chief of OWN: The Oprah Network.
The hires make sense: Ms. Huffington is known for her New Age leanings (she and a former flame, the late Bernard Levin, briefly followed metaphysical guru John-Roger), and Off the Record has noted a sort of Oprah Winfrey-style secular spirituality about Ms. Huffington lately. Read More