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Rob Walker Joins Yahoo! News

Rob Walker is joining Yahoo! News as a technology and digital culture columnist. Walker’s work has appeared in publications like The New Republic, Wired and The Atlantic. From 2004 to 2011, he penned The New York Times Magazine’s “consumed” column.

Walker has also written several books, including Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are and Letters From New Orleans.

Walker will report to Chris Suellentrop, Yahoo! News’ deputy editor.

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Yahoo News Lands Rob Walker

Yahoo News just landed a pretty big name for its tech coverage. Longtime New York Times Magazine contributor and editor Rob Walker will be joining the site as its newest tech columnist.

Walker wrote the “Consumed” column for NYT Mag for seven years between 2004 and 2011 and created the Ad Report Card column for Slate.

We especially love his book Letters From New Orleans, however, which he published just before Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.

Walker will report to Yahoo News deputy editor Chris Suellentrop.