AOL's Huff Post to launch live streaming network

Feb 02, 2012
In this Oct. 28, 2010 file photo, Ariana Huffington arrives at the "Huffington Post 2010 Game Changers Event," in New York. AOL's Huffington Post Media Group announced Thursday that it will launch the Huffington Post Streaming Network this summer. The online network will stream live news video from New York and Los Angeles studios for 12 hours on weekdays and expand next year to 16 hours Monday through Friday. The Huffington Post is dedicating 100 employees to the project. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, file)

(AP) -- AOL's Huffington Post Media Group announced Thursday that it will launch the Huffington Post Streaming Network this summer.

The online network will stream live news video from New York and Los Angeles studios for 12 hours on weekdays and expand next year to 16 hours Monday through Friday. The Huffington Post is dedicating 100 employees to the project.

CEO Tim Armstrong and Huffington Post Media Group head previewed their vision of the network as heavy on social media integration.

founding editor Roy Sekoff will head the network. He describes it as "a never-ending talk show" that will "mirror the Internet experience."

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