Peter Kafka

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Turner Digital Sales Boss Walker Jacobs Out

Walker Jacobs, the high-profile sales chief for Turner’s digital properties, is out after an org chart shuffle. Jacobs, who is best known for pushing Turner and other publishers not to use third-party ad networks and exchanges, won’t be directly replaced. A Turner memo announcing his departure didn’t reveal a new position for him but declared that “there are a number of options available to someone with Walker’s experience and accomplishments.”


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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