Patch is a community newspaper and hub for local businesses and communities. Owned by AOL, Patch ended 2011 with over 400 local Patch sites across the U.S., over 14,000 bloggers, 6,500 advertisers, and a ranking in the Top 5 local sites on the Web.
Patch's team of editors across Saint Louis aim to cover breaking local news for you with online channels, including the Patch sites and profiles on Twitter.
Patch's St. Louis editors are coming to
Kirkwood Station Brewing Company
with SMCSTL on June 27th
for a panel on:
Hyperlocal News & Social Media
This event is free to attend - 100 total spots available.
Food will be provided -- sponsored by Patch
The bar will offer $3 draft beer specials
Join us or great conversations and networking with local social media folks, and a presentation by Patch's editors, who will address:
- The value of "hyperlocal" news - particularly in Saint Louis communities
- Citizen journalism and blogging
- Social media in reporting
Also, SMCSTL's new 2012 Board Members will be announced at this event!