By Kira Goldenberg Jul 26, 2012 at 05:08 PM
At AOL’s second-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, CEO Tim Armstrong hinted that changes are afoot for Patch, the hyperlocal news... More
By The Editors Mar 1, 2013 at 02:50 PM
Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and... More
Success depends on the company bringing Tribune a savings/quality balance, says Patch’s former editor in chief
By Brian Farnham May 29, 2012 at 11:03 AM
In late April, a six-year-old digital startup called Journatic struck a deal with a 165-year-old newspaper company to take over... More
By Kira Goldenberg Jan 15, 2013 at 09:12 PM
Patch hopes that all 903 of its hyperlocal news sites will be profitable by the end of 2013, and that... More
By Alexis Sobel Fitts Aug 9, 2013 at 09:04 AM
Since Wednesday, Patch employees have been waiting for news of layoffs rumored to come coupled with the announcement of a... More
By Kira Goldenberg Sep 24, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Patch’s redesign went live Sunday night in five Long Island towns, about three months after CJR posted a story on... More
Patch is reportedly laying off as many as 500 employees on Friday. Last year, CJR covered the company’s early days
By Kira Goldenberg Aug 8, 2013 at 01:45 PM
Top brass at AOL's hyperlocal network, Patch, have been saying since at least the beginning of 2013 that they aim... More
By Joel Meares Jun 27, 2011 at 05:01 PM
In June 2010, Craig Robinson got a midterm scoop that no other media outlet, national or local, was able to... More
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
A bogus NY Post piece sets off a frenzy - Serious problems with column alleging Census rigged unemployment for Obama
GoldieBlox picks an unfair fight with the Beastie Boys - A dismal press performance on a clear case of aggressive copyright infringement
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BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section – It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.