A load of bs is based on 'Diva'
Published 12/02/2011 | 05:00
ONE of the main targets of the novel is said to be Arianna Huffington, who publishes the liberal website and internet newspaper the Huffington Post. Mr Salter once called her "a flake and a poser and an attention-seeking diva". In O, there is a character called Bianca Stefani (initials: BS), publisher of the 'Stefani Report' and "a courtesan" with "one abiding passion: her own notoriety".
AOL, the online company, announced last weekend that it is buying Huffington Post in a $315m (€232m) deal that represents a big bet on the future of online news.