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AOL Buys Outside.In, Less Than $10 Million   —  AOL will announce today that it has acquired “hyper-local” blog aggregator startup Outside.In, an industry source tells us.  —  We don't know if AOL will announce how much it is paying for the company — probably not — but we're told that it is less than $10 million.
Mar 4, 2011, 10:25 AM - In context

Scott Rosenblum /
Independent NJ Hyperlocal News Site Takes on AOL's Patch at MIT NY Forum (#hyperlocal)   —  Hyperlocal news can be truly local, serve the community and also be profitable, the CEO and publisher of New Jersey's told attendees at an MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City held …
Feb 28, 2011, 2:10 PM - In context

Tram Whitehurst /
The Patch Effect: What AOL's new venture could mean for hyperlocal news   —  What is Patch?  —  All the attention is understandable.  There's the $50 million investment, the hundreds of sites that seemingly sprouted up overnight, and the big name behind it.  These facts are hard to ignore.
Feb 1, 2011, 8:15 AM - In context

Nicholas Carlson / SAI:
AOL Is In Talks To Acquire Outside.In, Save It From Near Certain Death   —  AOL is talking to local news aggregator about a possible acquisition, we've heard from multiple sources.  —  One source close to the deal told us that it would be “premature” to report that AOL has acquired …
Jan 23, 2011, 10:55 AM - In context

Give Patch a Chance   —  Controversy swirls around AOL's ambitious hyperlocal venture.  —  Barb Palser ( is director of digital media for McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Co.  —  When is a company hiring 500 journalists in a year a bad thing for journalism?  According to some, it's when that company is AOL.
Dec 6, 2010, 1:30 PM - In context

Dorian Benkoil / Poynter Online:
Geo-Location Services Provide New Opportunities for News   —  Knowing where someone is as they consume media can be a powerful tool in the hands of a journalist, publisher or advertiser.  —  And as use of GPS-equipped mobile devices has grown, so has interest in and competition …
Nov 29, 2010, 9:30 AM - In context

David Kaplan / paidContent: Partners With CityGrid On Targeted Local Ads   —  Hyperlocal news aggregator has been testing targeted ads from IAC's CityGrid ad network.  CityGrid, parent of the Citysearch local guide network, has been exploring partnerships with other community marketers since the spring …
Nov 16, 2010, 9:45 PM - In context

Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
OpenFile Wants to Re-Invent Local Journalism   —  When OpenFile founder and CEO Wilf Dinnick was still working as a foreign correspondent for CNN in the Middle East, he was summoned to the network's London office where the senior executives showed off iReport, CNN's citizen journalism project.
Oct 23, 2010, 4:15 PM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of journalistic star power   —  [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.]  —  Maybe it's a trend, or maybe it's a bubble …
Oct 1, 2010, 6:15 AM - In context

Journal Register Company Launching Hyperlocal Portal to Serve Philadelphia   —  Partners with to Power Community-Based News Venture  —  Yardley, PA - Journal Register Company, a leading local news and information company, is launching a hyperlocal news and advertising portal serving the Philadelphia area.
Sep 22, 2010, 4:05 PM - In context

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