AOL, Like The Times

Saul Hansell—the former Times technology writer who took a buyout and is now in charge of content at AOL—gave an

Saul Hansell—the former Times technology writer who took a buyout and is now in charge of content at AOL—gave an interview to the site Fresh Ground and discussed his new employer’s place in the media world.

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His goal, he says, is to transform AOL into the “biggest, most accurate, most interesting content producer in the world.” But Hansell insists that this will not be a totally new development. He remembers AOL’s blogs were “direct competitors” during his days at The Times.

“AOL is just as much a journalistic organization as The New York Times,” he told Fresh Ground.

 

AOL, Like The Times