Gawker Sells Consumerist.com to Consumer Reports

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As was rumored a couple of weeks ago, Gawker media has sold its Consumerist.com Website to the venerable buyer-advocate monthly Consumer Reports. "Consumer Reports is a genuinely great buyer for the site," Gawker owner Nick Denton told us. "I know people say that all the time. On this occasion, the deal cliché is true." There will be an official announcement tomorrow.