AOL plans to close, sell or find partners for nearly a third of its Patch.com local-news sites, the company's chief executive said Wednesday.
Of the roughly 900 hyperlocal editions nationwide, nearly 300 are not successful and not likely to attract enough traffic or revenue, Tim Armstrong said in AOL's second-quarter earnings call with analysts.
New Jersey Patch should be under Federal Investigation for bribery, kickbacks, influence of news stories and various other schemes and payouts to report highly defamatory news stories with the intent to destroy. These stories are libelous and every patch in New Jersey needs to be shut down. South Jersey Political Boss George Norcross once again sticks his nose in with illegal influence.