Subdomains: Can It Help You Out of Google Panda Penalty?

An article from The Wall Street Journal reported that Hubpages has found a way to recover from their Google Panda penalty through the use of subdomains. The article said that Hubpages was hit hard by the Google Panda update, but by moving their low quality content from their www site to a subdomain and keeping the quality content on the www site, progress was seen.