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Will Patch have every Boston neighborhood covered before boston.com does even one Your Town site in its own city?
By adamg on Wed, 07/14/2010 - 11:53pm
The AOL hypermicrominisuperlocal effort is opening up sites for Jamaica Plain and the South End.
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Yes, they probably will.
But let's see them try to compete in Dorchester. Not likely.
(disclosure: I freelance for Patch)
Where'd you hear it?
Where did you hear it was coming to the South End, specifically?
My source for all Patch hiring news: Craigslist
Sorry, I should have included the links:
Oh, and for those keeping score
JP Patch's editor is Chris Helms, so chalk up another GateHouse poaching.
Another one for the scoreboard
They poached a friend of mine to be the Weston Patch editor from TechTarget. She wasn't the first to leave there for Patch.
Thanks for noticing, Adam!
Yes, I have been poached by Patch. I'm building a team to do JP business and organization listings now. Our launch date hasn't been set, but I'll keep you and UHub up to date.
My wife and I bought in JP for a reason. I'm really happy to be launching a JP site.
Chris, Do you happen to know
Do you happen to know who is taking the SE helm?
It's Alix Roy.
They keep poaching people
They keep poaching people from Boston Globe YourTown too
Clue us in
Is impersonating her with a misspelled last name supposed to be some kind of joke?
Nope, that was actually just
Nope, that was actually just a horrible typo on my part. Apologies!
Beacon Hill, Back Bay, and Charlestown are not far behind, too.