Morning Links: We Tell Ourselves Stories So The Huffington Post Can Live

News needs social media so people can tell their stories, Arianna Huffington told Brazil. “We don’t just give our readers information. We also provide them with a platform where they can share their points of view and interests,” she said. [Forbes]

News International is selling its East London headquarters, known as Fort Wapping. [PaidContent]

Your morning melodrama: It’s the end of TechCrunch as we know it, says TechCrunch. [TechCrunch]

The Florida meter reader who found the remains of Caylee Anthony is suing American Media and National Enquirer for defamation. [The Wrap]

On April 1st, 2009, Politico editors told reporters the new strategy was to “win the dawn,” and file a story by 6 a.m. Some of them believed it and cried. [Adweek]

Tavi Gevinson will not publish filler content: “After being in all these meetings with publishing companies and advertisers and stuff, it’s like everyone just wants to trick people into reading their website. If the content is good, people will read it — you don’t have to create some funny little ‘trying to be cutesy’ gadget or whatever to coax them.” [New York] Morning Links: We Tell Ourselves Stories So The Huffington Post Can Live