We can’t help but feel a little responsible for this one. Yesterday Betabeat ran a story about an email from Moviefone Editor-in-Chief Patricia Chui informing freelancers that they were going to be let go, but offering them the opportunity to participate as part of their “non-paid” blogger system.
Until this morning, it wasn’t clear what would happen to freelance writers for AOL properties Moviefone and Cinematical in the wake of the Huffington Post takeover of the editorial side of the company–especially since editor-in-chief Erik Davis just resigned. But an email sent this morning, Subject: Moviefone/Cinematical – Status of Writers, somewhat cleared things up! Read More
Former Engadget Show netcasters Joshua Topolsky, Nilay Patel and Paul Miller hit the web yesterday with This is my next Podcast, a show and blog that will serve as an outlet for their collective tech wisdoms during the between-jobs period before the launch of the much-anticipated tech site at SB Nation. Read More
No one could say Paul Miller wasn’t prolific, as he worked his way up the food chain — contributing, associate, senior associate editor — of Engadget, one of the web’s biggest tech blogs.
About 4 percent of Aol Mail users were frozen out of their accounts yesterday and emails sent to them were rejected, MSNBC’s Wilson Rothman reports. Aol Mail users are still missing emailsthat disappeared during the outage.
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“Everyone I bring here runs into someone they know,” said 24-year old Brad Hargreaves, beaming over the spacious, warmly-lit common room of General Assembly, the shiny new 20,000-square foot coworking space near Union Square where more than two dozen of New York’s hottest startups have set up shop.
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AOL is now funding seven hundred Patch.com local news sites in nineteen states and the District of Columbia, Read More