Tim Armstrong is the chairman and CEO of AOL. That means that he is in control (if you can call it that) of the Huffington Post and Patch. When Armstrong was asked for the source of a claim on Patch, the response came from a Patch editor:
From: Rebecca McCarthy
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: credit score, employers, Athens Patch, AOL
The author of the story.
On her page titled, “About Rebecca About Rebecca“[SIC] McCarthy states, “I worked as a staff writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and for other newspapers.”