Huff Post Trump Coverage Moved To Entertainment Section

Today The Huffington Post has made an interesting editorial decision and that is they will cover the GOP Presidential campaign of front runner Donald Trump in the websites Entertainment section. It is an odd move for a website that was built on politics.

While most publications have taken Trumps campaign seriously it seems that Huffington Post editors do not seem to see him as a candidate. Early today they opened Friday with this front page headline:

A Note About Our Coverage Of Donald Trump’s ‘Campaign’- the statement from Ryan Grim the Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post and Danny Shea is the Editorial Director of The Huffington Post penned the following paragraph on their coverage plans.

After watching and listening to Donald Trump since he announced his candidacy for president, we have decided we won’t report on Trump’s campaign as part of The Huffington Post’s political coverage. Instead, we will cover his campaign as part of our Entertainment section. Our reason is simple: Trump’s campaign is a sideshow. We won’t take the bait. If you are interested in what The Donald has to say, you’ll find it next to our stories on the Kardashians and The Bachelorette.

Up until today the Huffington Post followed Trump in their extensive political area. However, starting today the billionaire businessman saw his slot in the publication moved to the Entertainment section.

Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.