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  1. in development
    Gawker Might Get a Second (Third?) Life As an Apple TV+ ShowFormer staffers are reportedly developing a series based on the blog’s rise.
  2. first person
    Replaying My ShameThirteen years later, what happened at Gawker isn’t going away.
  3. media
    The Senseless Death of DeadspinDramatically shifting the website’s priorities didn’t make sense from a business perspective. Was something else going on?
  4. media
    What the Hell Is Happening Over at Gawker 2.0?In light of the most recent update, it’s unclear when — or if — the site will relaunch.
  5. gawker
    Bustle Lays Off Gawker Staff, Cancels RelaunchIt’s unclear if or when the site will ever return.
  6. 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.
  7. just the facts
    What Do Ex-Gawker Employees Think of the Gawker Scripts?What does the Gawker diaspora think of the various scripts in development about the site’s downfall? We decided to ask them.
  8. select all
    Gawker’s New Owner Is Bustle Founder Bryan Goldberg, One of Its Many TargetsThe site’s archive was acquired for $1.35 million.
  9. in development
    Everything We Know About the Three Gawker Movies in Development Right NowA new Gawker movie was announced Monday morning.
  10. The Next Social Network? We’ve Read the Hot Script Gawker v. Thiel How mad will it make Peter Thiel? And how is it?
  11. select all
    Peter Thiel Is Bidding on the Corpse of GawkerThe site’s archive could disappear.
  12. sundance 2017
    Two Sundance Documentaries Take on Donald Trump in Real TimeWith Trumped and Nobody Speak, a medium takes on a man whose mission is destroy the medium.
  13. documentaries
    A Hulk Hogan/Gawker Doc Is Headed to NetflixThe film is set to screen at Sundance this week.
  14. select all
    Shiva Ayyadurai, Who Claims to Have Invented Email, Is Suing Another News SiteThe discredited technologist claims to have invented email.
  15. select all
    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.
  16. select all
    Maybe Peter Thiel Is Just a CrankThe press has taken Peter Thiel very seriously. But maybe it needs to start taking him more literally.
  17. Save the Trash! Why the Gawker Archive Is ImportantWe’ve made this mistake before.
  18. select all
    Did I Kill Gawker?Or was it Nick Denton? Hulk Hogan? Peter Thiel? Or the internet?
  19. select all
    Gawker.com Is Shutting DownGawker Media’s new owners at Univision will shut down the flagship site.
  20. Gawker Auction: What Univision Is BuyingUnivision gets millennials, Gawker gets resources.
  21. select all
    Univision Buys Gawker for $135 MillionThe deal brings Gawker’s independent era to an end.
  22. select all
    Peter Thiel Says Gawker Lawsuit Is About Protecting PrivacyThe billionaire explains his vendetta against the company.
  23. select all
    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.
  24. select all
    Gawker Founder Nick Denton Will File for BankruptcyHulk Hogan has left him no choice.
  25. interview
    Gawker’s Nick Denton on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“Defiant journalism has never had that great a business model.”
  26. Gawker Founder Nick Denton May File for BankruptcyNick Denton is liable for $10 million in the Hulk Hogan case.
  27. Why Peter Thiel Wants to Topple Gawker and Elect Donald TrumpPeter Thiel’s crusade against Gawker is more than just a Citizen Kane redux.
  28. Who’s Going to Buy Gawker?A handful of places are kicking the tires.
  29. Gawker Files for Bankruptcy Protection in Preparation for SaleThe company already has an offer from PC Magazine publisher Ziff Davis.
  30. 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.
  31. Peter Thiel Isn’t a SupervillainHe’s a rather more familiar figure: a rich man used to getting his way.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. lawsuits
    Hulk Hogan Is Suing Gawker Again, Says It Leaked His Racist CommentsGawker denies the allegations.
  35. 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.
  36. select all
    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.
  37. select all
    At the Hogan Trial, the Jury Makes a Surprise Bid to Be the Slimiest CharacterGawker talkers wrestle with wrestler.
  38. #hulkvsgawk
    Jury in Gawker Case Asks Jezebel Editor If She’s Ever Slept With Her BossesWeird they didn’t ask the male defendants the same question.
  39. pranks
    Trump Falls Into Gawker Trap, Retweets MussoliniYou can’t make this stuff up, but you can make it happen.
  40. 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.
  41. media
    Gawker Announces New Leadership Following a chaotic couple of weeks.
  42. media
    Nick Denton Says He Wants ‘a Gentler Gawker’Plus, tweets from the latest contentious staff meeting.
  43. media
    Gawker’s Nick Denton Says This Is ‘Not the Company I Built’; Staffers DisagreeOne called his account “historically dubious.”
  44. media wars
    Gawker Staff Is Furious After Post Comes Down“We condemn the takedown in the strongest possible terms.”
  45. media wars
    Gawker Slammed for Story Outing Condé Nast Exec [Updated]The story alleged that a married executive had arranged to meet up with a gay escort.
  46. books
    Lena Dunham Will Pay Her Book-Tour Volunteers After AllConsider that micro-scandal squashed.
  47. Sad Time Inc. Spreadsheet Measures How Valuable Reporters Are to AdvertisersWhatever happened to the good old editorial-business boundaries?
  48. troll watch
    Women Pay the Price for the Internet’s Culture of AnonymityJezebel comments, like Twitter and Reddit, have become a breeding ground for jerks.
  49. media beef
    Shep Smith Scoffs at ‘Horseshit’ Gawker Report, Sneaks in CNN DisThe Fox News host strikes back against reports about his sexuality.
  50. cable news news
    Did Fox News Force Shep Smith to Stay Closeted?Roger Ailes denied the gay anchor’s request, Gawker reports.
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