The Ticker: AOL’s UGC sites; WaPo’s decline; Apple’s tablet; HuffPo’s traffic…

MediaWeek UK: AOL launches user-generated content websites Owl and Seed

Galleycat: Apple Tablet on the Way? : Apple Announces Announcement

The New Republic: Inside the messy collapse of the Washington Post

TVNewser: New White House Comms Director Takes Same View of Fox

Fishbowl NY: Huffington Post’s Traffic More Than Doubles Year Over Year