Last updated on: 6/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

About.com Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 2005

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Description:

“Founded in 1996, About.com was acquired in March 2005 by The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT). Today, About.com is recognized as a top 10 content site and one of the largest producers of original content on the Web.”

“Ready For The Internet Like Never Before,” www.about.com (accessed Oct. 11, 2007)

Mission:

“When it comes to harnessing the power of the Internet, About.com is the answer over 37 million people have been waiting for. What makes About.com unique is its singular position among competitors in the content spectrum.

Exclusive to About.com, over 600 expert ‘Guides’ steer About.com’s content – sharing their passions, expertise and how-to information with visitors every day. The result is a vast information ‘bank’ that couples the breadth and reach of large content providers such as AOL and MSN with the depth of consumer-focused sites like CNET and WebMD.”

“Ready For The Internet Like Never Before,” www.about.com (accessed Oct. 11, 2007)

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