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Groupon Managing Editor Departs to Join Wrapports

Managing editor Brandon Copple has left Groupon, the Chicago-based daily deals site, for a new position at Chicago Sun-Times parent company Wrapports, the company announced Thursday. Copple will oversee a new Wrapports venture involved in creating sports and business media products, and will head up development of a Web video project. Before joining Groupon in 2010, Copple wrote for Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, and was the managing editor at Crain’s Chicago Business for a seven-year stretch.


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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