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  1. the group portrait
    Gawker Returns for Unknown Length of TimeIt begins again: the messy bargain between Gawker owner and Gawker writer.
  2. media
    The Senseless Death of DeadspinDramatically shifting the website’s priorities didn’t make sense from a business perspective. Was something else going on?
  3. media
    Gizmodo Media Group’s New Boss Has Some Thoughts About Company ValuesThe Gizmodo staff is feeling cautiously optimistic about the company’s new owners.
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    Gawker’s New Owner Is Bustle Founder Bryan Goldberg, One of Its Many TargetsThe site’s archive was acquired for $1.35 million.
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    Peter Thiel Is Bidding on the Corpse of GawkerThe site’s archive could disappear.
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    Shiva Ayyadurai, Who Claims to Have Invented Email, Is Suing Another News SiteThe discredited technologist claims to have invented email.
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    This Is What It Costs When a Tech Billionaire Declares War on YouThe weird saga of Gawker, Hulk Hogan, and Peter Thiel comes to a close.
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    Maybe Peter Thiel Is Just a CrankThe press has taken Peter Thiel very seriously. But maybe it needs to start taking him more literally.
  9. Save the Trash! Why the Gawker Archive Is ImportantWe’ve made this mistake before.
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    Did I Kill Gawker?Or was it Nick Denton? Hulk Hogan? Peter Thiel? Or the internet?
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    Gawker.com Is Shutting DownGawker Media’s new owners at Univision will shut down the flagship site.
  12. Gawker Auction: What Univision Is BuyingUnivision gets millennials, Gawker gets resources.
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    Univision Buys Gawker for $135 MillionThe deal brings Gawker’s independent era to an end.
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    Peter Thiel Says Gawker Lawsuit Is About Protecting PrivacyThe billionaire explains his vendetta against the company.
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    A Muted Celebration (and a Gamergate Heckler) at Gawker’s $1,000 WakeThe feeling of last night’s party was, unlike the product that Gawker puts out, understated.
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    Gawker Founder Nick Denton Will File for BankruptcyHulk Hogan has left him no choice.
  17. interview
    Gawker’s Nick Denton on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“Defiant journalism has never had that great a business model.”
  18. Gawker Founder Nick Denton May File for BankruptcyNick Denton is liable for $10 million in the Hulk Hogan case.
  19. Why Peter Thiel Wants to Topple Gawker and Elect Donald TrumpPeter Thiel’s crusade against Gawker is more than just a Citizen Kane redux.
  20. Who’s Going to Buy Gawker?A handful of places are kicking the tires.
  21. Gawker Files for Bankruptcy Protection in Preparation for SaleThe company already has an offer from PC Magazine publisher Ziff Davis.
  22. Hulk Hogan’s Lawyer Didn’t Know Who Was Funding the Gawker Lawsuit Until We DidThe billionaire has never spoken directly with the lawyer he’s cutting checks to.
  23. Peter Thiel Isn’t a SupervillainHe’s a rather more familiar figure: a rich man used to getting his way.
  24. Peter Thiel’s Anti-Gawker Crusade Won’t Destroy JournalismThe tech billionaire’s scheme won’t open any doors that aren’t already wide open.
  25. How Peter Thiel Was Unmasked As Hulk Hogan’s Secret BackerThe Silicon Valley billionaire is funding the pro wrestler’s lawsuit crusade against Gawker Media.
  26. lawsuits
    Hulk Hogan Is Suing Gawker Again, Says It Leaked His Racist CommentsGawker denies the allegations.
  27. 10 Revelations From the Post’s Trump InterviewIn an interview with the paper’s editorial board, Trump unveiled his foreign-policy team, his views on nuclear weapons, and his glove size.
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    How the Media Is Reacting to Gawker’s $140-Million HitOn the one hand, it’s Gawker. On the other hand, it’s the First Amendment.
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    At the Hogan Trial, the Jury Makes a Surprise Bid to Be the Slimiest CharacterGawker talkers wrestle with wrestler.
  30. pranks
    Trump Falls Into Gawker Trap, Retweets MussoliniYou can’t make this stuff up, but you can make it happen.
  31. Gawker Media Lays Off Employees As Flagship Site Shifts Focus to PoliticsThe pioneering site is reportedly abandoning its Kinja platform, along with many of its employees.
  32. media
    Gawker Announces New Leadership Following a chaotic couple of weeks.
  33. media
    Nick Denton Says He Wants ‘a Gentler Gawker’Plus, tweets from the latest contentious staff meeting.
  34. media
    Gawker’s Nick Denton Says This Is ‘Not the Company I Built’; Staffers DisagreeOne called his account “historically dubious.”
  35. media wars
    Gawker Staff Is Furious After Post Comes Down“We condemn the takedown in the strongest possible terms.”
  36. Sad Time Inc. Spreadsheet Measures How Valuable Reporters Are to AdvertisersWhatever happened to the good old editorial-business boundaries?
  37. media beef
    Shep Smith Scoffs at ‘Horseshit’ Gawker Report, Sneaks in CNN DisThe Fox News host strikes back against reports about his sexuality.
  38. cable news news
    Did Fox News Force Shep Smith to Stay Closeted?Roger Ailes denied the gay anchor’s request, Gawker reports.
  39. blog-stained wretches
    Viral-Traffic Whisperer Neetzan Zimmerman Leaving GawkerThe golden boy of the viral Internet is leaving news blogging for a start-up.
  40. blog-stained wretches
    Former Gawker Interns Join the Unpaid-Intern Uprising Three are suing for wages.
  41. blog-stained wretches
    A.J. Daulerio Out As Gawker Editor; John Cook to Step UpNick Denton to change directions again after a year.
  42. blog-stained wretches
    Gawker Paid $1,000 for Jared Loughner’s E-mailsYes, they mention Gabrielle Giffords.
  43. the internet
    Creep-Out King of Reddit Explains the Thrill of ‘Meaningless Internet Points’Now that his anonymity is gone, he might as well appear on CNN.
  44. the most important people in the world
    Hulk Hogan Sues Gawker for $100 Million Over Sex TapeThe old wrestler would also like the rights to the video, please.
  45. the internet
    Here’s the Gawker Article Reddit Was So Afraid OfInternet trolls: exactly as you’d expect them to be.
  46. the internet
    Reddit Blacklists Gawker in Defense of Creepy PicturesThe massive Internet message board doesn’t like looking sleazy.
  47. blog-stained wretches
    Nick Denton Using His Own Love Life to Plug Hulk Hogan Sex TapeThe Gawker Media way!
  48. blog-stained wretches
    Gawker Won’t Hack Romney’s E-Mail AddressA surprising and disappointing level of restraint.
  49. blog-stained wretches
    Nick Denton Goes Soul-Searching in Gawker CommentsFittingly, it’s about a New York article on Mark Zuckerberg.
  50. media
    Fox News Mole Served a Search Warrant for Grand Larceny [Updated]Product turncoat Joe Muto is unapologetic.
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