(NYPOST) — AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is vying for a new title — America’s worst boss.

Armstrong apparently freaked out and fired an employee who tried to take a photo of him yesterday during a morning meeting to outline drastic cutbacks at his struggling Patch local-news network.

During a conference call with Patch editors, Armstrong said he would pull the plug or find partners for 400 of the division’s 900 websites as AOL reasserts its authority over the money-losing “hyperlocal” venture.

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