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Don't call it a content farm: The top editor of Aol's Patch takes on the critics and reveals what it's really like to work there.

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Patch Sites to Grow Under AOL Ownership - Posted April 13, 2011
We're not trying to be all-Huffington, all-the-time here, but such is the nature of media consolidation. There's been a flurry of articles about the status of following the HuffPo/AOL acquisition. Arianna Huffington's faith in the Patch concept is translating into a new phase of growth for the network of hyperlocal... [MediaJobsDaily]

Three Takeaways from Today's Interview With Patch EIC Brian Farnham - Posted February 9, 2011
In case you missed the tweets (@PRNewser!), I moderated an interview this morning with Patch EIC Brian Farnham called "Building Hyperlocal at Scale." Patch is a resource for hyperlocal news that launched in 2007 and now spreads acro... [FishbowlDC]

How Patch Hires - Posted December 10, 2010
"The biggest obstacle to establishing as many sites as we have is hiring: there are a ton of smart, talented journalists out there, but obviously the process of finding, interviewing, testing, and on-boarding them is time-consuming and complicated. We were dead set on not sacrificing quality for speed, and I think... [MediaJobsDaily]

USC Prof Follows Up 'Evil' Patch Question - Posted November 15, 2010
It has become known as the Patch question heard around the world, or at least around the insular world of print and online journalists. At a recent conference in Washington, D.C., USC Annenberg School of Journalism Assistant Professor ... [FishbowlLA]

Patch Editor-in-Chief Brian Farnham on Perceived Lack of Oversight, Plagiarism Issues - Posted November 10, 2010
Brian Farnham, editor-in-chief of Patch, Aol's network of hyperlocal news sites, spoke with ... [WebNewser -]

Patch Admits it Lifted Photo From Local Blogger - Posted September 30, 2010
AOL Patch has admitted it was wrong in lifting a photo off a local blog in New Rochelle, NY. In an email to Talk of the Sound blogger Robert Cox, editor-in-chief Brian Farnham admitted... [MediaJobsDaily] To Make First Foray Out Of Tri-State Area; Jobs For DC Reporters - Posted January 28, 2010, the hyperlocal journalism venture Aol bought last year, is expanding like gangbusters. In June of last year, Patch had presence in three New Jersey towns. Now there are 15 New Je... [MediaJobsDaily]