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Newspaper stocks take a leap

February 7, 2011


On a good note, newspaper stocks are jumping over the last week. The Associated Press is reporting that Monday’s announcement that AOL will buy the Huffington Post for $315 million is showing that investors are still willing to buy into news organizations. We’re just excited that a newspaper can still be worth $315 million. News […]

Some celebs getting paid to tweet

January 17, 2011


We’re not sure how many Tweeps are following celebs these days, but we do wonder if they know that there’s a good chance that their favorite star might be getting paid to tweet. Last year, when AOL revamped its website, comedian Michael Ian Black and TV icon Kim Kardashian were among the several celebs tweeting […]

Can Patch patch up journalism?

January 14, 2011


When is the last time you received one (or five) of those free AOL CDs in the mail? Yeah, it’s been a long, long time. But don’t count AOL out just yet. The company has launched the Patch community in 19 U.S. states so far. Patch is a self-described online only source for very local […]