Posts Tagged ‘AOL’

Massive Layoffs at Patch Today, Local Sites Likely Impacted

Patch, the AOL-owned hyper-local network of news sites across the country, laid off 40 percent of its employees Friday– a move that will likely impact many of the local Patch sites.
A number of the Patch sites will either be consolidated or eliminated.
D.C. has one Patch site, Georgetown Patch, and there are a number in Northern [...]

AOL Enters Crowded Georgetown Market

Attention, Georgetowners! There's about to be an old-fashioned newspaper war in your old-fashioned neighborhood. OK, maybe not a newspaper war. But the market for online scoops about Jack Evans' electoral ambitions, Thomas Sweet's ice-cream menu, and NIMBYish complaints about those slovenly Georgetown University student group houses is about to get a lot more competitive.
Now joining [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Best Owner List Shocker: Leonsis Left Off! Worst Owner List Non-Shocker: Snyder, Lerners Left On!

Sports Illustrated released Top 5 best/worst owners lists for all the major sports. Our town's fabulously represented, though only on the dark side.
First off: Ted Leonsis somehow wasn't included among hockey's best. If there's ever been a more beloved sports owner in this town than Leonsis circa 2009, I can't remember him.
Hard to believe it's [...]

Update: AOL Is Nothing to LOL About

I have hung onto my AOL email account the way Gov. Blagojevich clings to that hairstyle.
I've known for years the service AOL delivers is outmoded, and the customer experience has rarely been anything but frustrating as all get out.
But, it's the devil I know. What if I give up my address and the other services [...]