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Newsjock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:08 PM
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AOL Fires Moviefone Editor Who Offered Fired Freelancers the Chance to Work for, Um, Free
Source: All Things Digital

Yesterday, AOLs Huffington Post Media Group got into hot water after the top editor at its Moviefone unit sent a memo to freelancers it was in the midst of firing, offering them an opportunity to contribute as part of our non-paid blogger system.

Today, sources said that execMoviefone Editor in Chief Patricia Chuiwas fired by the company, which is in the midst of drastically rejiggering its stable of writers.

Many of those were freelance bloggers under contract to AOL, who are now getting the boot in favor of reallocating staff back to largely paid journalists.

Read more: http://kara.allthingsd.com/20110406/exclusive-aol-fires...
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