Writers and bloggers: if you write something that an editor thinks is worth being published, you are worth being paid for it. Period.
He said “no” to Huffington Post, which wanted to reprint something he wrote on his blog and not pay him one thin dime.
I dunno how many millions AOL paid to buy Huffington Post, but I know that Verizon paid $4.4 billion to buy AOL. So there’s money out there, but none of it is going to the idiot bloggers who gives Huffington Post al their content for free.