Business Insider: AOL to launch hundreds of local news sites in 2010

According to this report, AOL is planning to expand Patch, its network of local news sites, from 30 domains to “hundreds” during 2010.

AOL bought Patch Media Corporation and an additional local information provider going.com in June.

An internal memo seen by Business Insider detailing the plans underlines AOL’s intention to aggressively expand in the local space, something the company describes as “one of the most promising ‘white spaces’ on the internet”.

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