Facebook Reminds Media Companies: We Still Really, Really Like You

And if you post more stuff on our site, we’ll send you a lot more traffic. A ton of traffic, actually. Ask BuzzFeed!

CollegeHumor CEO Paul Greenberg Leaves

Meanwhile, IAC’s comedy site rolls out “Coffee Town,” its feature film.

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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.”

Time Inc. Keeps Shrinking

The good news: It’s the biggest magazine publisher in America. The bad news …

Google Brings Internet of the Future, TV of the Past to Austin

Crazy-fast Internet you’ll love — plus unbreakable content bundles you probably don’t love so much.

ESPN’s Cunning Plan to Stream March Madness: Head to Bill Simmons’s House

The Sports Guy and his crew piggyback on one of the year’s biggest sports events. It could work!

Blocked! March Madness Heads Farther Behind the Cable Pay Wall.

Yet another big-time sports event moves from free TV to pay TV: The NCAA championship game is set to switch from CBS to Turner next year.
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Time Warner Cashes Another Check From the Albanian Army

It was fun for Jeff Bewkes to tease Netflix a couple years ago. But now he’s happy to take Reed Hastings’s money.

Amazon Adds a Couple More Time Warner Streaming Shows You Can’t See on Netflix

Jeff Bezos ponies up for “The Closer” and “Falling Skies.”
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Turner Buys Bleacher Report

It’s a done deal. Now, about that price …

Blake Krikorian Joins FreeWheel Board

Has Netflix Put Its Checkbook Away?