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Peter Thiel Goes to Washington

Peter Thiel Goes to Washington

Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook board member, appeared today at the National Press Club in Washington, where he gave a short speech defending his support of Donald Trump and
Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach $31 Million Settlement

Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach $31 Million Settlement

The former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, leaving court in March.
Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach $31 Million Settlement

Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach $31 Million Settlement

The former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, leaving court in March.
Gawker Media Will Settle With Hulk Hogan and Other Litigants for $32 Million

Gawker Media Will Settle With Hulk Hogan and Other Litigants for $32 Million

Today the founder of Gawker Media, Nick Denton, announced that his bankrupt company would settle claims with three litigants: the wrestler Hulk Hogan, the scientist Shiva Ayyadurai, and the journalist
Here’s What Nick Denton Regrets About That Hulk Hogan Story

Here’s What Nick Denton Regrets About That Hulk Hogan Story

The Gawker Media founder talked at SXSW about the Hogan lawsuit, Trump, and more.
Here’s What Nick Denton Regrets About That Hulk Hogan Story

Here’s What Nick Denton Regrets About That Hulk Hogan Story

The Gawker Media founder talked at SXSW about the Hogan lawsuit, Trump, and more.
Jezebel, Leading Voice on Feminist Issues, Names New Top Editor

Jezebel, Leading Voice on Feminist Issues, Names New Top Editor

Koa Beck was named the new top editor at Jezebel on Tuesday. Ms. Beck, 30, is a former executive editor at Vogue.com and has written for publications including The Guardian and the Observer.
Op-Ed Contributor: A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite

Op-Ed Contributor: A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite

Joe Ricketts, the founder of TD Ameritrade and whose family owns the Chicago Cubs, abruptly shut down DNAinfo-Gothamist this week after employees unionized.
Report: Peter Thiel Sells Facebook Stake, Wants to Buy Gawker

Report: Peter Thiel Sells Facebook Stake, Wants to Buy Gawker

PayPal co-founder and Trump ally Peter Thiel has sold the majority of his stake in Facebook and reportedly seeks to purchase the remains of Gawker.
Former Gawker employees are crowdfunding an effort to buy Gawker.com

Former Gawker employees are crowdfunding an effort to buy Gawker.com

Gawker may soon return from the dead. While Univision acquired most of Gawker Media’s sites last year (and renamed them as the Gizmodo Media Group), the deal didn’t include Gawker itself. Now a group
Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Peter Thiel financially backed a 2016 lawsuit against Gawker Media that led to the company’s sale at a bankruptcy auction. The buyer, Univision, abandoned the website, which has remained static since
Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Peter Thiel financially backed a 2016 lawsuit against Gawker Media that led to the company’s sale at a bankruptcy auction. The buyer, Univision, abandoned the website, which has remained static since
Gizmodo Media Attacks ‘Struggling’ Parent Company Univision: ‘F*cking Mess’

Gizmodo Media Attacks ‘Struggling’ Parent Company Univision: ‘F*cking Mess’

Gizmodo Media, formerly known as Gawker Media, attacked its parent company Univision in an article on Tuesday, describing the company as a "fucking mess."
Inspiring: Content Marketers Want to Buy Gawker and Make It Nice

Inspiring: Content Marketers Want to Buy Gawker and Make It Nice

Gawker Media—Gizmodo’s former parent company which is now in bankruptcy proceedings following a lawsuit secretly funded by Peter Thiel—is up for sale, with a tentative auction date of July 21st.
No Joke: Univision Cutting 15% of The Onion's Staff

No Joke: Univision Cutting 15% of The Onion's Staff

Univision intends to cut 15 percent of its staff at Onion Inc., which includes satirical websites The Onion and Clickhole, as well pop-culture website The A.V. Club and food website The Takeout.

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
Gawker to Relaunch Under New Owner in Early 2019

Gawker to Relaunch Under New Owner in Early 2019

Gawker’s first iteration shut down in 2016.
Attack of the Right-Wing Snowflakes

Attack of the Right-Wing Snowflakes

Jason Miller when he was working for President-elect Donald Trump in 2016. He is suing a journalist who reported on a claim made in a court filing in a custody case.
Gawker Names Dan Peres as Editor in Chief, Hoping to Breathe Life Back Into Site

Gawker Names Dan Peres as Editor in Chief, Hoping to Breathe Life Back Into Site

Dan Peres, who was editor of the men’s fashion magazine Details for over a decade, said the new site would not be “Gawker 2.0.”
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