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Ex-Clear Channel Digital Head Evan Harrison Lands At Billboard Giant Van Wagner

Evan Harrison, who left his post running digital for Clear Channel Radio in March, has a new job. He’s now chief creative officer at Van Wagner, the privately held billboard giant. Harrison is best known in the media industry for his expertise in music–prior to Clear Channel, he had built up AOL’s music business–and Van Wagner doesn’t have any obvious connection to that industry. But Van Wagner says Harrison’s “digital expertise will lead the company in new directions.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus