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Splinter, A Gawker Successor Focused On Politics, Is Shuttered

The news website, once owned by Fusion Media, has ceased publishing new content.

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Jennifer Aniston On The ’90s: ‘there Was A Sense Of Safety In The World’

View this post on Instagram A post shared by instylemagazine (@instylemagazine) on Aug 6, 2019 at 4:17am PDT Old-school Gawker used to run a series about Jennifer Aniston where no matter what happened or what the tabloid...
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Gizmodo Media's Clueless New Owners Tell Reporters They Can't Use Encrypted Email Any More

G/O Media is the latest incarnation of Gizmodo Media, after it was sold by Univision to private equity firm Great Hill Partners earlier this year. Univision, of course, acquired "Gizmodo Media" out of the remnants of Gawker Media, after that company...

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Alexandria Ocasio-cortez Believes Dave Portnoy's Anti-union Stance Is Illegal

After The Ringer editorial staff announced a union on Monday, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy recalled his blog from when Gawker unionized in 2015 and reiterated that if Barstool Sports tried to unionize he would “smash” their...

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5 Revelations From Deadspin’s Exposé On Their Parent Company’s Ceo Jim Spanfeller

The takeover of G/O Media, previosuly known as Gizmodo Media Group and Gawker Media, by former Forbes executive Jim Spanfeller continues to throttle downhill, as one of the company’s news sites, Deadspin, published a scathing exposé on...
Related topics: Forbes

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Bustle Puts Gawker Reboot On Ice

The influential website continues to resist the efforts of its new owner, Bryan Goldberg, to bring it back to life.

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How Sci-fi Shaped The Players In The Gawker Lawsuit

Media strategist Ryan Holiday gives a detailed account of the suit in his new book 'Conspiracy'.
Related topics: Lawsuits

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Does Anyone Actually Want To Work At New Gawker?

When Gawker went down in 2016 following the massive lawsuit Hulk Hogan and his rich benefactor Peter Thiel mounted against the site following his sex tape leak, the internet didn't entirely know how to react. Sure, Gawker were notorious a-holes who...
Related topics: Lawsuits

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Mike's Blog Round Up

Crooked Timber - what would be useful to know about class size; Progress Pond - connections between Trump, Putin, and neo-Nazis; The Rectification of Names - notes from the Gawker spawn; Why Now? - Bolton has to go. XPostFactoid - if Medicare for...
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Medicare

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Ny Times’ Bret Stephens Knocks ‘gawker Spawn And Huffpo Twerps’ In Column On Millennials

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has a new column going off on easily-offended millennials that takes a very, very specific swipe at “Gawker spawn and HuffPo twerps.” Stephens noticed the reaction to a recently-unearthed clip of...
Related topics: Joe Biden

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Gawker Slayer Peter Thiel Was Ann Coulter’s Date To Hollywood Reporter Party

Stars of the Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue flooded into the airy halls of The Pool Restaurant on the ground floor of the Seagram Building Thursday night to be feted as part of the mag’s annual “most powerful people in New York...

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Univision Finalizes Sale Of Former Gawker Portfolio And The Onion To Private Equity Firm Great Hill...

Univision has completed the sale of assets comprising Gizmodo Media Group — the portfolio once known for Gawker — as well as The Onion to private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Plans call for GMG and The Onion to form a new company...

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Nevada Democrat Recalls How ‘creepy Uncle’ Joe Biden Approached Her From Behind, Smelled And...

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s touchy-feely behavior around others, women in particular, has become somewhat of an internet meme over the years. “Joe Biden, We Need to Talk About the Way You Touch Women,” a 2015 Gawker headline...
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Gawker Names Dan Peres As Editor In Chief, Hoping To Breathe Life Back Into Site

Mr. Peres, formerly the top editor at the now-defunct men’s magazine Details, will seek to revive Gawker.com after a high-profile legal battle.

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Peter Thiel Didn’t Get The Sympathy Jeff Bezos Is Receiving, And Trump Is The Reason

When Peter Thiel worked aggressively behind the scenes to put Gawker.com out of business by way of a lawsuit over privacy invasion, there was a lot of talk about the dangers of a billionaire using his limitless resources to suppress a news...
Related topics: Jeff Bezos, Lawsuits

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Doom, Gloom And Bad Weather

  For some reason, I was researching Hannah Gold, who writes for the feminist blog Jezebel, one of the surviving vestiges of the Gawker empire. I say “for some reason,” because I’m not certain what made me start Googling her,...

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The Ceo Behind Bustle And The New Gawker Is Reportedly Making A Bid On The Remaining Gizmodo Media...

Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle Digital Group, has made an offer on the remaining Gizmodo Media Group blogs, according to the New York Post. Goldberg bought Gawker.com in July for $1.35 million. While the plan was to relaunch this month,...

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How Tumblr Went From Being The Most Porn-friendly Social Media Site To Banning Porn

About a decade ago, I met up with Tumblr founder David Karp at a SoHo coffee shop. I was a writer for Gawker Media’s porn blog, Fleshbot, and Karp was overseeing the relatively new and still growing microblogging platform. We’d met through New...
Related topics: Tumblr, Social Media

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The Daily Beast Ceo Heather Dietrick Once Had To Tell 200 People That Gawker Was Going Bankrupt,...

Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick shares what she learned from being in "wartime mode" at Gawker and how she's taken risks throughout her career.

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Gawker Is Relaunching In Early 2019

After a two-year hiatus, Gawker is coming back. Peter Thiel, be damned. Bustle-owner Bryan Goldberg, who paid $1.35 million for rights to the defunct gossip site in a bankruptcy auction in July, wrote in a memo to Bustle staff Tuesday that Gawker...

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