the German edition of The news portal “HuffPost” is 31. March 2019 is set. The Burda forward, and the international Team of the “HuffPost reported,” on Friday.

The two companies had launched the Portal in October 2013 in Germany. Burda forward is part of Hubert Burda Media. “Both sides have invested in the last 5 years in the “HuffPost” Germany – both with staff resources as well as financially,” said a spokeswoman for the media company in Munich on request. “Since both partners pursue different business strategies, we have jointly agreed to end the partnership.” Previously, the industry-service”. had reported” about the closure.

With all of the employees would currently been in talks about options to remain in the company, said the spokesperson. A licensing of the “HuffPost” to other media companies in Germany are not intended to have according to the figures.

Tanja of Waldeck, Executive Director of the “HuffPost” Germany and a member of the Burda forward Executive Board, took part in a press release: “We are very proud of the development in the past five years. We would like to thank the entire Team for the great commitment and passion.”

as The editorial Director of “Huffington Post” in Germany was last in the hands of Kinga Rustler and Benjamin Reuter. First of all, in 2013, Sebastian Matthes, editor-in-chief for the German newspaper was from the end. The digital expert moved in 2017 as a Deputy of editor-in-chief Sven Afhüppe to the “Handelsblatt”.

In the U.S. there is the “HuffPost”, which was initially called the “Huffington Post”, since 2005. Is named the Portal after the co-founder and longtime editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington.

dpa

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