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Salon Editorial Employees Announce Plans To Unionize

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Media

Just weeks after writers and editors at Gawker Media unionized, the editorial employees of Salon Media Group announced that they intend to join the sa...

What Do Gawker and the New York Times Have in Common?

David Sable | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
David Sable

Clearly, just being "digital" is no longer enough to distinguish anyone (digital is everything...) and the self-imposed constrictions that digibabble thinking forced onto so many is outmoded, outdated and, frankly, future-limiting

Gawker Founder: 'We Have A Revolution Coming'

The New York Times | Posted 06.15.2015 | Media

“I’m pretty sure we have a revolution coming,” said Nick Denton, founder and chief executive of Gawker Media. “It’s not 100 percent guarante...

Collective Bargaining in the Digital Workplace

Lowell Peterson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Media
Lowell Peterson

As Gawker's writers have demonstrated, organizing in digital media is a real option, not an abstraction or a fantasy. People who do this work really can come together for their own common good.

Alexander C. Kaufman

Gawker Media Votes To Unionize In Historic Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Gawker Media is unionizing. The landslide 80-27 vote for collective bargaining makes the New York-based publisher of Gawker, Jezebel an...

Employees At Gawker Announce Effort To Unionize

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.16.2015 | Media

Employees at gossip site Gawker are trying to unionize, the site’s Hamilton Nolan announced in a post Thursday. A "large group" of editorial staffer...

Gabriel Arana

BuzzFeed's Journalism #FAIL: Publisher Deletes Post Critical Of Dove

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

*** UPDATED *** It’s one of the cardinal rules of journalism: Once you publish something, there’s no taking it back (at least not without a cor...

Gawker Files FOIA Lawsuit Against U.S. State Department For Access To Clinton Aide's Emails

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media

Gawker Media is suing the U.S. State Department under the Freedom of Information Act for access to emails between former Deputy Assistant Secretary of...

Public Shaming on the Internet

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

In an age when interpersonal communication is primarily driven by digital technology, it is indisputable that bullying is already back -- and that it has taken the form of digital public shaming.

Jonathan Chait Responds To Gawker's Spa Offer

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Jonathan Chait became enemy No. 1 of many on the internet Tuesday after New York magazine published his political-correctness opus, titled "Not A Very...

Former New Republic Senior Editor Slams Owner Chris Hughes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

The resignation of two of The New Republic's top editors last week sparked a massive exodus at the publication. Former employees, including senior edi...

Michael Calderone

John Cook Leaving The Intercept To Return To Gawker

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Intercept's editor-in-chief John Cook is leaving the First Look Media site to return to Gawker Media. Cook left his perch as Ga...

Lena Dunham Says She'll Pay Acts On Book Tour

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

This is what happens when you call out Lena Dunham. The "Girls" star, who is kicking off a huge book tour in support of "Not That Kind of Girl," was c...

Beyoncé Forgets To Lip-Sync In Paris, Promptly Keeps Running The World

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

We all have those days where we forget things -- hey, even Beyoncé does, too. Or, well, she had one last weekend. During a Paris performance of...

9 Things a Millennial Will Never Admit

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.21.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Millennials are constantly wary of being "called out" in person or online.

Thousands Of BuzzFeed Articles Have Disappeared

Gawker | J.K. Trotter | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media

You may have heard that BuzzFeed recently landed $50 million in venture capital, with which it hopes to transcend its long-time status as a “content...

Dear Gawker, Not All 'Sketchy' Neighborhoods Are Black Neighborhoods

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

Good people of the Internet, I encourage you to read everything you can before taking an official stance on topics that spread like wildfire via social media. I implore you to openly discuss anything your heart desires, especially tough topics like racism. But be informed first.

LOOK: James Franco Is NOT Happy With The Story Gawker Just Ran About Him

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.07.2014 | Gay Voices

James Franco is NOT happy with Gawker's most recent article about him and he took to social media to let the world know. Yesterday, Gawker ran an a...

The Delusional Freedom Fighter

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 07.06.2014 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

This kind of total reboot doesn't come from turning jerseys inside out, nor from a massive boycott. The question is what does the change come from? How do we get there? Unlike with a computer, we can't just wipe the system clean and start over.

Gerry Smith

Controversial Hacker's Conviction Is Overturned

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, reversing a verdict that was viewed as having a chilling eff...

Death Row Letter Was Moving, But It Left Out An Important Fact

Columbia Journalism Review | Ryan Chittum | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

As part of its “Letters From Death Row Series,” it ran a long missive from Ray Jasper, who is scheduled to be executed by the state of Texas next ...

Another Billionaire Warns Of Creeping Nazi Menace

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

Thank goodness for America's vigilant wealthy people, for how else would we know that the country has been taken over by Nazis? Sean Parker, the Na...

What's A Twitter Roundup Without Chrissy Teigen?

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 02.22.2014 | Style

This week, our Twitter feed wasn't inundated with New York Fashion Week updates... and we're okay with it. That being said, it was a generally slow ne...

Did Gawker Infringe Copyright? That's a Bingo!

Michelle Wein | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media
Michelle Wein

Last week, the entertainment website Gawker linked to the leaked draft script of Quentin Tarantino's proposed upcoming film, The Hateful Eight. Now, Tarantino is suing the site for copyright infringement.

Gorged on Snark and Personal Loftiness

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 03.26.2014 | Media
Paul Fidalgo

In the hands of some, snark can be executed smartly and entertainingly, but it must be in manageable doses. But as it becomes an increasingly dominant mode of modern communication, especially online, it becomes poisonous.