AOL’s Patch Sites Push Unpaid Community Bloggers

In what it’s calling a “full-on course correction,” AOL’s Patch network of hyper-local news sites plans to flesh out a forthcoming blog platform with 8,000 non-paid contributors.

In a memo issued this week, Patch Editor In Chief Brian Farnham said he wants all 800 Patch sites to sign up 10 community contributors, referring to the effort as a “full-on course correction heading Patch in the direction we want to go.” Read More »