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Patch (website)

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Type of site
United States
Area servedUnited States
OwnerHale Global
CEOCharles Hale
ServicesOnline news and opinion
LaunchedDecember 2007; 16 years ago (2007-12)
Current statusActive

Patch.com is an American local news and information platform, which is owned by Hale Global.[1] As of January 2022, more than 100 journalists operated around 1,259 news websites, which also have an information component, in 50 U.S. states and Washington, D.C.[2][3][4][5] Patch is operated by Patch Media Corporation.[6]


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  1. Kaufman, Leslie (January 15, 2014). "AOL Finds a Partner to Run Its Troubled Patch Division". New York Times.
  2. Keith, Tamara (17 August 2010). "AOL Aims High With Hyperlocal Journalism Project". NPR.com. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
  3. Hardy, Quentin (17 August 2010). "AOL's plan to own your neighborhood". Forbes.com. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
  4. Chandler, Michele (9 December 2010). "Local News Becomes Web's New Boom". NetNewsCheck. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  5. "All Patch Locations by State | Patch". USA Patch. Retrieved 2022-01-26.
  6. "Our Terms of Use". Patch.com. Retrieved September 3, 2012.