As this blog noted earlier, Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington today saddled her journalists with an entirely unnecessary burden. She joined the board of directors of Uber, a company that her reporters and editors must cover on a day-to-day basis. To handle this ambient conflict, Huffington has vowed to recuse herself from all Uber coverage.
And just what imperative prompted her to curtail her own editorial docket? She outlined a few attractions in this first-person piece that just surfaced at the Huffington Post: