OMMA panelists joust over free vs. paid by Mark Whittaker in Uncategorized 18 Mar 2010 By Mark Whittaker SAN FRANCISCO -- A panel discussion about free vs. paid content turned raucous at the OMMA Global conference here Wednesday when one panelist questioned whether sites like HuffingtonPost.com and PopSugar.com provide quality content like tha Access the full article now If you are a current client please log in below. Username Password Share ommapaid contentStrategy Mark Whittaker Mark Whittaker joined the AIM Group as sales director in March 2009. His career in newspapers spans 30 years as a reporter, editor and online manager. He spent seven years as online managing editor and online director for PittsburghLive.com and the Tribune-Review Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh, and later worked as interactive media director for Beaver Newspapers Inc. in suburban Pittsburgh. At Beaver Newspapers, he was responsible for day-to-day advertising, design and operation of the company’s Web sites, supervising a staff of eight. At Tribune-Review, he oversaw about 20 Web sites, including ad sales, coordination between the Web sites and affiliated newspapers, and negotiating partnership agreements. He is based near Pittsburgh.