"We're trying to be a news organization — we're fair," [Salon CEO Joan Walsh] said, leaving the inference clear that Huffington Post is more slanted toward opinions. Walsh also insists that Salon plays its politics down the middle, although anyone who reads it — of either political stripe — would beg to differ.That's Salon editor-in-chief Joan Walsh, telling MarketWatch's Jon Friedman about the politics of her magazine. Is she high?
"We're perceived as liberals because the country has moved to the right," Walsh told me when we met a few weeks ago in New York.
In a subsequent phone conversation, she elaborated: "Some of our liberal readers wish we weren't so fair and balanced."
Salon's Joan Walsh Shrugs Off Huffington Post [Marketwatch]