AOL's Armstrong says HuffPo deal isn't a 'Hail Mary Pass'

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"It’s first down," says AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. "Basically everybody who sees us through the Time Warner lens of Bebo, switch to free, all the things that have happened - those are all basically massive Hail Mary changes to the company. We’ve been saying for two years we’re in the content space; we’re going to invest in content brands. Huffington Post is the best content brand on the internet right now. It’s right dead center of our strategy." || Earlier: Armstrong's "Hail Mary Pass."

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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