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So What Do You Do, Brian Farnham, Editor-In-Chief, Patch?
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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Ken Paulson Joins Patch Board of Advisors - Posted October 3, 2012
Ken Paulson, the founding editor of USA Today, has joined Patch's Board of Advisors. Paulson currently serves as president and CEO of Vanderbilt University's First Am... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ken Paulson Joins Patch Board of Advisors - Posted October 3, 2012
Ken Paulson, the founding editor of USA Today, has joined Patch's Board of Advisors. Paulson currently serves as president and CEO of Vanderbilt University's First Am... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals ... Nothing [Update], April 11 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals ... Nothing [Update], April 11 ... [FishbowlNY]

Patch Editor Brian Farnham Resigns - Posted April 11, 2012
The editor-in-chief of Patch, Brian Farnham, has just resigned in a company-wide conference call with Patch staffers, FishbowlNY has learned. Update: Farnham... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patch Editor Brian Farnham Resigns - Posted April 11, 2012
The editor-in-chief of Patch, Brian Farnham, has just resigned in a company-wide conference call with Patch staffers, FishbowlNY has learned. Update: Farnham... [FishbowlNY]

Patch Triples its Traffic; Steps Up Local Election Coverage - Posted January 11, 2012
The hyperlocal news platform Patch has been criticized for a number of reasons, including its traffic, which some say should be higher based on the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patch Triples its Traffic; Steps Up Local Election Coverage - Posted January 11, 2012
The hyperlocal news platform Patch has been criticized for a number of reasons, including its traffic, which some say should be higher based on the ... [FishbowlNY]

Patch Launches Blogger Platform - Posted May 4, 2011
Those 8,000 bloggers Patch said they were going to "hire" are apparently ready to go, because Arianna Huffington just posted - on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patch Launches Blogger Platform - Posted May 4, 2011
Those 8,000 bloggers Patch said they were going to "hire" are apparently ready to go, because Arianna Huffington just posted - on ... [FishbowlNY]

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 Patch.com 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... [PRNewser]

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]

Patch Launches 500th Site - Posted December 8, 2010
Last year, when America Online officially changed its name to Aol, it seemed like it might be scraping to gain some sort of relevance aside from vague references to the second best movie that starred both Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks (the first is obviously Joe Ve... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patch Launches 500th Site - Posted December 8, 2010
Last year, when America Online officially changed its name to Aol, it seemed like it might be scraping to gain some sort of relevance aside from vague references to the second best movie that starred both Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks (the first is obviously Joe Ve... [FishbowlNY]

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 - SocialTimes.com]

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, Patch.com editor-in-chief Brian Farnham admitted... [MediaJobsDaily]

Patch.com To Make First Foray Out Of Tri-State Area; Jobs For DC Reporters - Posted January 28, 2010
Patch.com, 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]

Full Frontal Nudity On Time Out's 'Green Issue' Cover - Posted July 5, 2007
For its Live Earth-timed "Green Issue," Time Out New York dispatched Spencer Tunick, the controversial photographer whose ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Full Frontal Nudity On Time Out's 'Green Issue' Cover - Posted July 5, 2007
For its Live Earth-timed "Green Issue," Time Out New York dispatched Spencer Tunick, the controversial photographer whose ... [FishbowlNY]

The Meteoric Rise Of Julia Allison Continues - Posted May 10, 2007
Allison and this editor at Soho House last year From mediabistro.com "learntern" to amNewYork dating columnist to media party crasher to professional media party crasher to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Meteoric Rise Of Julia Allison Continues - Posted May 10, 2007
Allison and this editor at Soho House last year From mediabistro.com "learntern" to amNewYork dating columnist to media party crasher to professional media party crasher to ... [FishbowlNY]

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