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

"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, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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